Levator Scapulae

Wednesday, November 13th 2013. | Anatomy

Levator Scapulae

Levator Scapulae is a skeletal muscle situated at the back and side of the neck. Its primary function is to lift the scapula, which is the bone that connects the upper arm bone (humerus) with the clavicle (collar bone).

Origin: Transverse processes of C1-C3
Insertion: Superior angle of the Scapula
Action: Elevates the scapula

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