Flexor Digiti Minimi
- See: Plantar Muscles of the Foot:
Origin: proximal end of the 5th metatarsal bone.
Insertion: lateral side of the proximal end of the proximal phalanx of the little toe.
Action: Flexes the proximal phalanx of the 5th toe.
Nerve Supply: lateral plantar nerve, S1, S2; (See Innerv. Musc. Lower Limb)
Synergists: Flexor Digitorum Brevis, FDL, Quadratus Plantae.
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 2:21 pm