Tag: oitf-serratus-anterior

Trigger Points – Nagging Pain Inside The Bottom of the Shoulder Blade

Client Description People complain of nagging pain in the upper or mid back, just inside the base of the shoulder blade. They have trouble determining what causes it or what to do for relief. TheyContinue reading

Extrinsic Chest Muscles – Functional Anatomy

Extrinsic Chest Muscles   Extrinsic chest muscles, as you can see, originate on the front of the axial skeleton and insert on the upper extremity. Generally speaking, they protract the scapula and draw the humerusContinue reading

Serratus Anterior – Functional Anatomy

Serratus Anterior The serratus anterior is a fan-shaped muscle on the lateral wall of the thorax. It is a powerful protractor of the scapula and prevents the medial border of the scapula from winging out. ItContinue reading

Using the anatomy illustrations to assess restrictions.

I have taken on a new project to teach anatomy for yoga. I am in the process of building an anatomy section for a quicker, practical understanding of musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology. I will beContinue reading