Ortho-Preferred

Abductor Hallucis       



- See: Plantar Muscles of the Foot:

 Origin: medial process of the calcaneus, flexor retinaculum, plantar aponeurosis and intermuscular septum.
 Insertion:
      - joins with the medial tendon of the flexor hallucis brevis into the plantar half of the medial side of the base of the proximal  
            phalanx of the great toe.
 Action: Abducts the great toe from the medial line of the foot.
 Nerve Supply: medial plantar, L4, L5, S1; (See Innerv. Musc. Lower Limb)



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Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 10:21 am