Longus Colli Capitis


Summary

Location:Situated on the anterior surface of the vertebral column in the neck. It runs along the length of the cervical spine.

Information

Group:Spine
Subgroup:Longus Colli
Side(s) of body:Front
Function/Action:Neck Flexor, Spine Stabiliser

Details

Joint:Cervical
Bone:Cervical Vertebrae
Origin:Anterior tubercles of the transverse processes of the third to the sixth cervical vertebrae.
Insertion:Anterior arch of the atlas (C1) and the bodies of the second to sixth cervical vertebrae.