Updated: 10/19/2017

Levator scapulae

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Origin Posterior tubercles of transverse processes of C1 - C4 vertebrae
Insertion Superior part of medial border of scapula
Action Elevates scapula and tilts its glenoid cavity inferiorly by rotating scapula
Innervation Dorsal scapula (C5) and cervical (C3 and C4) nerves (C3, C4, C5)
Arterial Supply Dorsal scapular artery


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