Levator scapulae muscle :-

Levator scapulae muscle :-

Muscle details :-

levator scapulae muscle

Levator scapulae muscle. The levator scapulae muscle is a long muscle of the shoulder girdle. It is situated at the back and the side of the neck, and as its name suggests – its main function is to lift the scapula. The position of the muscle defines its supportive role to the vertebral column.

Origin :-

Posterior tubercles of the transverse processes of C1 to C4 .

Insertion :-

Superior part of the medial border of the scapula .

Nerve supply :-

Dorsal scapular nerve .

Action :-

levator scapulae muscle action

Elevation of the scapula .

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