Levator Scapulae


Summary

Location:In the neck and upper back, running from the upper cervical vertebrae to the scapula.

Information

Group:Shoulder
Side(s) of body:Back
Function/Action:Scapular Elevator, Scapular Rotator

Details

Joint:Scapulothoracic
Bone:Scapula
Origin:Transverse processes of upper cervical vertebrae.
Insertion:Medial border of scapula, above the spine.