Subscapularis – Functional Anatomy

Subscapularis The subscapularis muscle is thick with multiple bellies on the underside of the scapula. Its tendon is separated from the joint capsule by a bursa. It can be a key player in frozen shoulder and pitching restrictions. Origin: subscapular fossa Insertion: lesser tubercle of … Continue reading

Teres Minor – Functional Anatomy

Teres minor is a rotator cuff muscle that extends along the back of the axilla. Origin - lateral border of the posterior scapular surface Insertion - Lower posterior greater tubercle of the humerus Function - stabilize and laterally rotate the head of the humerus. Seems to contract … Continue reading