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Rhomboids Major

Rhomboids Major

Description

Origin :

  • Spinous processes of T2 – T5 vertebrae.

Insertion :

  • Medial border of scapula from level of spine to inferior angle.

Innervation :

  • Dorsal scapular nerve ( C4 and C5).

Arterial Supply :

  • Dorsal scapular artery.

Depth :

  • Superficial

Action

Action :

  • Retract scapula and rotate it to depress glenoid cavity; fix scapula to thoracic wall.
Target Muscles Target MusclesRetract scapula and rotate it to depress glenoid cavity; fix scapula to thoracic wall.