Scalene Posterior


Summary

Location:In the lateral and posterior aspect of the neck.

Information

Group:Neck
Subgroup:Scalenes
Side(s) of body:Back
Function/Action:Neck Lateral Flexor

Details

Joint:Cervical
Bone:Cervical Vertebrae, Ribs
Origin:Ttransverse processes of the cervical vertebrae, arises from the posterior tubercles of the transverse processes of the fourth to the sixth cervical vertebrae.
Insertion:Posterior aspect of the rib between the tubercle and the angle.