Vastus Medialis Muscle
Rhomboid Minor Muscle
Attachments of Rhomboid Minor Muscle: Origin & Insertion
Origin: (proximal attachments)
a. Spinous process of C7-T1 vertebrae.
Insertion: (distal attachments)
a. Medial border of scapula superior to spine.
Actions on the shoulder (scapula):
a. Retracts the medial border of scapula while it downwardly rotates the lateral angle.
Learning muscles is hard! Simplify your learning with this handy muscle anatomy reference chart for the trunk wall.
b. Elevates the medial border of scapula while it downwardly rotates the lateral angle.
Innervation of Rhomboid Minor Muscle:
- Dorsal scapular nerve (C5).