Deep Back: Suboccipital Muscles

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paffman7
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34810
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Deep Back: Suboccipital Muscles
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2010-09-14 22:15:45
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Muscle Chart Deep Back
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  1. Rectus capitus posterior major PA (Origin)
    SP of C2
  2. Rectus capitus posterior major DA (Insertion)
    Lateral portion of inferior nuchal line & occipital bone inferior to it
  3. Rectus capitus posterior major Innervation
    Dorsal ramus C1 (Suboccipital nerve)
  4. Rectus capitus posterior major Blood Supply
    Branch off the external carotid
  5. Rectus capitus posterior major Actions
    Unilaterally: ipsilateral rotation of the head

    Bilaterally: extends the head
  6. Rectus capitus posterior minor PA (origin)
    Posterior tubercle C1
  7. Rectus capitus posterior minor DA (Insertion)
    Medial portion of inferior nuchal line & occipital bone between it & foramen magnum
  8. Rectus capitus posterior minor Innervation
    Dorsal ramus C1 (suboccipital nerve)
  9. Rectus capitus posterior minor Blood Supply
    Branch off the external carotid
  10. Rectus capitus posterior minor Actions
    Extends the head
  11. Obliquus capitus inferior PA (Origin)
    SP of C2 along last portion & lamina of C2
  12. Obliquus capitus inferior DA (Insertion)
    TP of C1 at it inferoposterior aspect
  13. Obliquus capitus inferior Innervation
    Dorsal ramus C1 (Suboccipital nerve)
  14. Obliquus capitus inferior Blood Supply
    Branch off the external carotid
  15. Obliquus capitus inferior Actions
    Ipsilateral rotation of the head
  16. Obliquus capitus superior PA (Origin)
    TP C1 at upper surface
  17. Obliquus capitus superior DA (Insertion)
    Occiput bone between inferior & superior nuchal lines, lateral to semispinalis, overlapping DA of rectus capitus posterior major
  18. Obliquus capitus superior Innervation
    Dorsal ramus C1 (Suboccipital nerve)
  19. Obliquus capitus superior Blood Supply
    Branch off the external carotid
  20. Obliquus capitus superior Actions
    Ipsilateral SB the head

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