Posts Tagged ‘scalenes’

Scalenes Anatomy: Origins, Insertions, Actions, Innervations

Scalenes Anatomy Study Scalene Muscle Group: Synergist: Sternocleidomastoid, Longus colli and capitis Antagonist: Semispinalis capitis and cervicis, Splenius capitis and cervicis, Spinalis cervicis, Interspinales, Longissimus cervicis, Iliocostalis cervicis, Multifidus. Scalenus Anterior Origin: Anterior tubercles of the  transverse processes of (C3-C6) Insertion: Scalene tubercle and cranial crest of first rib Action: Flexion of the cervical spine,…

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Scalene Muscles: Neck, Shoulder, Chest, Upper Back, Arm, Pain

Scalene muscles are a prime contributor to thoracic outlet syndrome as well as neck, shoulder, chest, upper back and arm pain What are the pain and symptoms associated with the Scalene Muscles? Muscle twitching, jerking and restlessness similar to restless leg syndrome felt in the neck and shoulder is a classic sign of scalene dysfunction…

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