Stylohyoid

Stylohyoid : Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Stylohyoid: The stylohyoid muscle is a thin muscular strip, that is positioned superiorly to the posterior belly of the digastric muscle.The stylohyoid muscle’s innervation by the facial nerve, and functions to draw the hyoid bone[...]

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Obliquus Capitis Superior

Obliquus Capitis Superior:Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Obliquus Capitis Superior: The obliquus capitis superior is located laterally in the suboccipital compartment.It is narrow below, wide and expanded above, and is lateral to the semispinalis capitis. It forms the superolateral border of the[...]

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Obliquus Capitis Inferior

Obliquus Capitis Inferior:Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Obliquus Capitis Inferior: The obliquus capitis inferior is the most inferiorly positioned of the suboccipital muscles. It is situated under the deep cervical vein and comprises the inferior boarder of the suboccipital triangle.Additionally, it is[...]

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Rectus Capitis Posterior Minor

Rectus Capitis Posterior Minor:Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Rectus Capitis Posterior Minor: Rectus capitis posterior minor is a member of the suboccipital group of muscles along with rectus capitis posterior major, obliquus capitis superior, and obliquus capitis inferior.The rectus capitis posterior minor is[...]

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Rectus Capitis Posterior Major

Rectus Capitis Posterior Major:Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Rectus Capitis Posterior Major: The rectus capitis posterior major is the larger of the rectus capitis muscles. It is located laterally to the rectus capitis posterior minor.It is also known as the Greater Posterior Rectus[...]

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Scalene Muscles

Neck Muscles:Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Neck Muscles: The neck muscles are divided into four groups of muscles- Suboccipital Muscles Suprahyoid Muscles Infrahyoid Muscles Scalene Muscles

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C7 Spine anatomy

C7 Spine:Anatomy,Bony Landmark

C7 Spine: C7 has enlarged spinous process called vertebra prominence. It is the most prominent structure that can be palpated when we pass our finger downwards from the skull. Its spine is thick, long and[...]

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c3-c6 spine anatomy

(C3-C6) Spine:Anatomy,Bony Landmark

Cervical Spine (C3 to C6): The first, second and seventh are uniquely shaped, and C3 to C6 vertebra are often grouped together as similar to one another in form & function .C1 to C7 have[...]

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Second Cervical Spine(C2)

C2 Spine:Anatomy,Bony Landmark

Second Cervical Spine(C2): The axis is the second cervical vertebra, commonly called C2. The axis has a large vertebral body, which contains the odontoid process (dens). The odontoid process articulates with the anterior arch of[...]

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C1 spine

C1 Spine:Anatomy,Bony Landmark

First Cervical spine (C1) is also known as the atlas.The atlas (C1) is the most superior (first) cervical vertebra of the spine. The atlas joint connecting the skull and spine. The atlas(C1) and axis(C2) are[...]

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