Flexor Digitorum Brevis

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Muscles of the sole of the foot. First layer. (Flexor digitorum brevis visible at center.)
Flexor Digitorum Brevis
Muscle Type
Origin Calcaneus
Insertion Middle phalanges of toe 2-5
Action Flexion of the lateral four digits
Synergists
Antagonists Extensor digitorum longus and Extensor digitorum brevis
Spinal innervation
Peripheral Innervation Medial Plantar Nerve
Vasculature Medial and lateral plantar arteries and plantar arch, plantar metatarsal and plantar digital arteries