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Levator Scapulae

Levator Scapulae

Description

Origin :

  • Transverse Processes of Upper 3 & 4 Cervical Vertibrae

Insertion :

  • Superiror part of medial border of scapulae

Depth :

  • Superficial

Action

Action :

  • Elevates the scapulae
  • Rotates the scapulae in a downward direction
  • Abducts the scapulae
  • Laterally flexes the cervical spine
  • Laterally flexes the cervical spine