Flexor hallucis brevis

  • The flexor hallucis brevis (also flexor hallucis brevis muscle, latin: musculus flexor hallucis brevis) is a muscle of the sole of the foot.

    The flexor hallucis brevis originates from the medial cuneiform bone and the long plantar ligament. The flexor hallucis brevis inserts at the base of the distal phalanx of the hallux.

    The main function of the flexor hallucis brevis is flexion of the big toe.