Flashcards in Intrinsic Back Muscles Deck (5)
Group of small muscles that connect from the Transverse process to the spinous process ( they look kind of like a ladder ).
From L5 - C2
This muscle plays an important role in stabilization of the Vertebral Column together with the Abdominal muscles.
Over 4 - 6 lvl
Rotatores ( Longus, Brevis )
The most prominent in the thoracic region.
Deep Minor Layer
Intrinsic and most smallest Muscles
Interspinales & Intertransversi
Present mostly in Lumbar and cervical region.
Important with extension of the head and propriocepsis ( which is realizing the position of the body; stimuli )