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Abductor Hallucis

Abductor Hallucis

Description

Origin :

  • Medial side of the tuberosity of calcaneus.

Insertion :

  • Medial side of the base of the proximal phalanx of the great toe (hallux).

Innervation :

  • Lateral plantar nerve

Depth :

  • Superficial

Action

Action :

  • Abducts the 5th toe
  • Flexes the metatarsophalageal joint.