Splenius Cervicis


Summary

Location:In the back of the neck, extending from the upper thoracic and cervical vertebrae to the upper cervical vertebrae.

Information

Group:Neck
Subgroup:Splenius
Side(s) of body:Back
Function/Action:Neck Extensor, Neck Ipsilateral Rotator

Details

Joint:Cervical, Thoracic
Bone:Cervical Vertebrae, Thoracic Vertebrae
Origin:Spinous processes of vertebrae T3-T6.
Insertion:Transverse processes of vertebrae C1-C3.