Musculocutaneous Nerve

Musculocutaneous Nerve:Course,Motor,Sensory & Common Injuries

Musculocutaneous Nerve: The musculocutaneous nerve is responsible for bending/flexing our elbows. Tasks such as lifting a cup and brushing our teeth. The word musculocutaneous-‘Musculo’ implies its role in innervating muscles (motor part), and ‘cutaneous’ i.e.[...]

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quadriceps femoris

Iliopsoas: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Iliopsoas: The iliopsoas muscle is actually two muscles, the psoas major and the iliacus muscle. They originate in different areas, but come together to form a tendon, and commonly referred to as one muscle.

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Axillary Nerve

Axillary Nerve:Course,Motor,Sensory & Common Injuries

Axillary Nerve:The axillary nerve is a major peripheral nerve of the human body, that arises from the brachial plexus (upper trunk, posterior division, posterior cord) at the level of the axilla.Spinal roots: C5 and C6.

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quadriceps femoris

Thigh Muscles: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

The thigh muscle can be split into three sections: Anterior Compartment Medial Compartment Posterior Compartment

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Teres Minor

Teres Minor Muscle: Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

Teres Minor Muscle: Teres minor muscle is a narrow, elongated muscle of the rotator cuff.

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subscapularis muscle tear

Subscapularis Muscle: Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

Subscapularis Muscle: The subscapularis muscle is a large triangular muscle that fills the subscapular fossa and inserts into the lesser tubercle of the humerus.

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sensory of the Median Nerve

Median Nerve:Course,Motor,Sensory & Common Injuries

Median Nerve: The median nerve originates from lateral and medial cords of the brachial plexus Lateral root arises from the anterior divisions of superior and middle trunks, has contributions from ventral roots of C5-C7 Medial[...]

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Joint : Definition, Anatomy, Movement, Types & Examples

Joint: A joint is an attachment between bones in the body which link the skeletal system. They are constructed to permit for different degrees and types of movement. Some joints, such as the elbow, knee,[...]

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brachial plexus

Brachial Plexus: Overview,Branches & Brachial Plexus Injury

Brachial Plexus: A brachial plexus is a group of nerves that formed by the anterior rami of the lower four cervical nerves (C5-C8) and first thoracic nerve ( T1) and travel down the arm. It[...]

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trapezius muscle

Trapezius Muscle: Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

Trapezius Muscle: The trapezius is a broad, flat and triangular muscle. Trapezius a large muscle consisting of three parts covering upper back, shoulders, and neck. The muscles on each side form a trapezoid shape.

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