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Adductor Hallucis


Origin :

  • Oblique head: bases of metatarsals 2-4.
  • transverse head: heads of metatarsals 3-5

Insertion :

  • Lateral side of base of the proximal phalanx of the great toe.

Innervation :

  • Deep branch of the lateral plantar nerve

Depth :

  • Superficial


Action :

  • Adducts the great toe (moves it toward midline of the foot; i.e.toward the 2nd digit)