Iliocostalis


Summary

Location:In the back, running alongside the spine.

Information

Group:Spine
Subgroup:Erector Spinae, Sacrospinalis
Side(s) of body:Back
Function/Action:Spine Extensor, Spine Lateral Flexor, Spine Ipsilateral Rotator

Details

Joint:Thoracic, Lumbar
Bone:Thoracic Vertebrae, Lumbar Vertebrae
Origin:Superior borders of the ribs and angles of lower six ribs.
Insertion:Angle of the ribs, cervical transverse processes, and mastoid process of the temporal bone.