What is the thenar muscle? The thenar eminence is located on both hands and is commonly referred to as the ‘thumb pad’. The thenar eminence is comprised of 3 muscles: abductor pollicis brevis, flexor pollicis brevis and the opponens pollicis. Muscle Origin Insertion Movement Abductor pollicis brevis Trapezium tubercle. Flexor retinaculum. Scaphoid tubercle. Lateral sideContinue reading “4 Tips for Thenar Muscle Pain Relief”
Pain in the brachialis may be the result of spasming and tightness, tendonitis (inflammation of the tendon attaching your muscles to the bone) or a muscle tear. In this case, a soft tissue occupational therapist can help provide brachialis muscle pain relief.