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What are the pronator muscles of the forearm?

Rick Olderman
Physical Therapy
The pronator muscles of the forearm include:

  • pronator quadratus: located near the wrist, this muscle connects the radius and ulna.
  • pronator teres: originates on the medial side of the humerus and inserts into the radius.
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