Adductor hallucis muscle :-

Adductor hallucis muscle :-

Muscle details :- 

arises by two heads—oblique and transverse and is responsible for adducting the big toe.

Origin :-

it arises by two heads :-
– the oblique head is large and arises from the bases of the 2nd , 3rd and 4th metatarsals and from the sheath of the tendon of the peroneus longus .
– the transverse head is small and arises from the deep metatarsal ligament and the plantar ligaments of the metatarsophalangeal joints of the 3rd , 4th and 5th toes .

Insertion :-

on the lateral side of the base of the proximal phalanx of the big toe , in common with the lateral tendon of the flexor hallucis brevis .

Nerve supply :-

deep branch of lateral plantar nerve .

Action :-

Adductor hallucis muscle streching exercise 
Adductor hallucis muscle strengthening exercise 

adductor of big toe .
– maintain transverse arches of the foot .

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