Neck Muscles

Anterior Suboccipital Muscles – Functional AnatomyAnterior Suboccipital Muscles – Functional Anatomy

Anterior Suboccipital Muscles – Functional Anatomy

Anterior Suboccipital Muscles This post reviews the anatomy of the anterior suboccipital muscles. The suboccipital muscles attach the atlas and…

1 year ago

Sternocleidomastoid – Functional Anatomy

Sternocleidomastoid Anatomy. The sternocleidomastoid is a two-headed muscle that extends obliquely along the lateral neck. Origin: The sternal head attaches…

2 years ago

Splenius Cervicis – Functional Anatomy

This is a broad, flat muscle that wraps around the lateral neck. It anchors in the upper thoracic vertebrae and…

3 years ago

Splenius Capitis – Functional Anatomy

Overview Splenius capitis is a broad, flat sheet that originates along the mid-line of the neck's base. It wraps the…

3 years ago

Suboccipital muscles – Functional Anatomy

This post reviews the anatomy of the posterior suboccipital muscles. Anterior suboccipital muscles are found in this post. The posts…

3 years ago

Thoracic Outlet – Functional Anatomy

The anatomy of thoracic outlet structures is complex in several ways. First, many of the bones are both origin and…

3 years ago

Scalene Muscles – Functional Anatomy

Scalenes are 3 (sometimes 4) muscles on either side of the neck. The three bellies are named for their position;…

4 years ago

Semispinalis Capitis – Functional Anatomy

The anatomy of the semispinalis capitis is significant for managing pain. It is a large muscle that extends the head,…

4 years ago