Rectus abdominis muscle :-

Rectus abdominis muscle :-

muscle details :-

also known as the “abdominal muscle” or “abs”, is a paired muscle running vertically on each side of the anterior wall of the human abdomen, as well as that of some other mammals.

Origin :-

Crest of pubis .

Insertion :-

costal cartilages of ribs 5-7 Xiphoid process of sternum.

Nerve supply :-

segmentally by thoraco-abdominal nerves (T7 to T11) and subcostal (T12).

Actions :-

Rectus abdominis muscle strengthening exercise

Flexion of the lumbar spine .

Pathology :-

In mid low back pain related Rectus abdominis muscle  .

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