Levator scapulae muscle

In this article we will discuss about Levator scapulae muscle. So let’s get started.

Levator scapulae

It originates from the posterior tubercle of transverse processes of C1-C4 vertebrae and gets inserted into the medial border of scapula. It is innervated by the cervical nerve and dorsal scapular nerve and artery supply is through the dorsal scapular artery. It’s chief action is elevation of scapula. Clinically inflammation of levator scapulae leads to “Levator Scapulae Syndrome”.

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