Home » oitf-splenii

oitf-splenii

Splenius Cervicis – Functional Anatomy

Splenius Cervicis Anatomy: – This is a broad, flat muscle that wraps around the lateral neck. It anchors in the upper thoracic vertebrae and inserts on the upper cervical vertebrae. This makes it a “jack of all trades, master of none,” as it assists in extension, rotation, side-bending, and strapping things down. Origin – spinous …

Splenius Cervicis – Functional Anatomy Read More »

Splenius Capitis – Functional Anatomy

Splenius capitis anatomy. This muscle is a broad, flat sheet that originates along the mid-line of the base of the neck. It wraps the lateral muscles and inserts on the lateral base of the skull. Origin – midline fascia over the ligamentum nuchae from C3 – C7 and the spinous processes of T1-T3 Insertion – …

Splenius Capitis – Functional Anatomy Read More »

Self Care – Headache on the Top of Your Head

You can get relief and stop aggravating the headache at the top of your head with these strategies. Avoid sustained postures with your chin jutting forward, especially while twisting it from to one side, as when you are watching birds or leaning forward watching tennis. Common versions of this today is leaning forward and turning …

Self Care – Headache on the Top of Your Head Read More »

Therapist Notes – Splenius Capitis

Neuromusuclar massage and integrative treatment notes with links to anatomy and protocols. Splenius capitis originates from the lower cervicals and upper thoracics. It straps around the neck musculature and inserts on the occipital and temporal bones. That puts it in a perfect position to assist the contralateral sternocleidomastoid in rotating the head. The splenii muscles also …

Therapist Notes – Splenius Capitis Read More »

Headache on the Top of Your Head

Clients come in and touch the top of their heads, saying, “I have a headache on the top of my head.” Almost always, they lean forward with their chin up and turned to one side while talking. They will often bend at the waist while sitting to make this more comfortable. Many of them complain of …

Headache on the Top of Your Head Read More »

error

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)