Rectus capitis posterior minor muscle :-

Posterior :- Rectus capitis posterior minor muscle :- muscle details :- arises by a narrow pointed tendon from the tubercle on the posterior arch of the atlas, and, widening as it ascends, is inserted into the medial part of the inferior nuchal line of the occipital bone and the surface… Continue reading

Obliquus capitis inferior muscle :-

Obliquus capitis inferior muscle :- muscle details :- the larger of the two oblique muscles of the neck. It arises from the apex of the spinous process of the axis and passes laterally and slightly upward, to be inserted into the lower and back part of the transverse process of… Continue reading

Rectus capitis lateralis muscle :-

Rectus capitis lateralis muscle :- Muscle details :- a short, flat muscle, arises from the upper surface of the transverse process of the atlas, and is inserted into the under surface of the jugular process of the occipital bone. Origin :- Upper surface of the transverse process of the atlas… Continue reading

Scalene anterior :-

Scalene anterior :- Muscle details :- a group of three pairs of muscles in the lateral neck, namely the anterior scalene . Origin :- Cervical vertebrae (CII-CVII) . Insertion :- First and second ribs . Nerve :- Cervical nerves (C3-C8). Actions :- streching exercise isometric exercise Elevation of first and… Continue reading

Scalene muscles :-

lateral muscle :- Scalene muscles :- Muscle details :- a group of three pairs of muscles in the lateral neck, namely the anterior scalene, middle scalene, and posterior scalene. Origin :- Cervical vertebrae (CII-CVII) . Insertion :- First and second ribs . Nerve :- Cervical nerves (C3-C8). Actions :- Elevation… Continue reading