Scalenes

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Scalenes
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2012-04-12 02:47:31
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Scalenes
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  1. Action of all Scalenes
    • Unilaterally laterally flex the head and neck to the same side with the ribs fixed (all)
    • Unilaterally rotate head and neck to the opposite side (all)
    • Bilaterally elevate the ribs during inhalation (all)
    • Bilaterally flex the head and neck (anterior)
  2. Origin of Anterior Scalene
    Transverse processes of 3rd - 6th cervical vertebrae (anterior tubercles)
  3. Insertion of the anterior scalene
    1st rib
  4. Origin of Middle Scalene
    Transverse processes of 2nd - 7th cervical vertebrae (posterior tubercles)
  5. Insertion of middle scalene
    1st rib
  6. origin of posterior scalene
    transverse processes of 6th, 7th cervical vertebrae (posterior tubercle)
  7. insertion of posterior scalene
    2nd rib

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