The anterior compartment of the forearm is also known as flexor compartment contains the muscles responsible for flexion and pronation.
The ulnar nerve and artery are also contained within this compartment.
The muscles contained are [See figure for arrangement of muscles]
- Flexor carpi radialis
- Palmaris longus
- Flexor carpi ulnaris
- Pronator teres
- Flexor digitorum superficialis
- Flexor digitorum profundus
- Flexor pollicis longus
- Deep pronator quadratus