How do you remember the median nerve branches?

How do you remember the median nerve branches?

How do you remember the median nerve branches?


  1. F: flexor pollicis brevis.
  2. O: opponens pollicis.
  3. A: abductor pollicis brevis.
  4. L: lateral two lumbricals.

What are the branches of the median nerve?

The median nerve branches include:

  • Muscular branch: Controls movement in the forearm’s superficial muscles, close to the skin.
  • Deep (volar interosseous) branch: Controls deeper muscles in the front part of the forearm.
  • Palmar branch: Sends sensory information to and from the palm, thumb and some of the fingers.

How do you remember nerves and muscles in your hand?

Pad Dab (mnemonic)…This mnemonic recalls the intrinsic muscles of the hand in their relative palmar anatomical position from lateral to medial:

  1. A: abductor pollicis brevis.
  2. F: flexor pollicis brevis.
  3. O: opponens pollicis.
  4. A: adductor pollicis.
  5. O: opponens digiti minimi.
  6. F: flexor digiti minimi.
  7. A: abductor digiti minimi.

How can I remember the nerves in my arm?

More videos on YouTube

  1. Introduction. Upper extremity nerve injuries may occur secondary to humerus fractures.
  2. The “ARM” Mnemonic. The “ARM” mnemonic is simple to use.
  3. A = Axillary Nerve. “A” stands for “Axillary” nerve.
  4. R = Radial Nerve. “R” stands for “Radial” nerve.
  5. M = Median Nerve.
  6. Conclusion.

How do I remember the branches of the brachial plexus?

Mnemonics for brachial plexus root subdivisions include:

  1. Rad Techs Drink Cold Beer.
  2. Robbie T Drinks Cold Beer.
  3. Rugby Teams Drink Cold Beers.
  4. Reach To Drink Cold Beer.
  5. Read That Damn Cadaver Book.
  6. Really Tired, Don’t Care Now (nerve instead of branch)
  7. Red Toucans Don’t Come Back.

What are median nerve glides?

Gently rotate your body away from your arm until you feel a gentle stretch down the arm. Gently flex your neck to the opposite shoulder and loosen the tension off your hand simultaneously to glide the nerve. Return to starting position and continue to alternate between these two positions.

What is claw hand gesture?

Claw hand deformity is a condition where your fingers are bent into a position that looks like a claw. It may affect all of your fingers or only some of them. The cause is usually related to damage to a major nerve that starts at the neck and controls the muscles in your hand and arm.