Where does the serratus posterior attach?
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Moreover, what does the serratus posterior muscle do?
Function. The serratus posterior muscles contribute to the movement and stabilization of the vertebral column and the thorax. The serratus posterior superior elevates the ribs and thus supports the inspiration (accessory muscle of inspiration).
Also Know, how do you train the serratus posterior? First, you can do a few simple exercises at home that can get your serratus anterior into gear.
- Do shoulder blade protractions. Lean against a wall and press the backs of your palms and your elbows against it.
- Scapular pushups. Do scapular pushups.
- Wall exercises for the serratus anterior.
Moreover, where is the serratus posterior located?
The serratus posterior inferior muscle is located in the mid to lower back and forms a V-shape. It originates from the spinal processes (the points of the vertebrae closest to the skin) of vertebrae T11 to T12 and L1 to L2. It travels upward from its origin and inserts into the lower borders of ribs 9-12.
What causes serratus posterior pain?
The serratus posterior inferior muscle connects the lower ribs to four vertebrae in the low back. It is one of the muscles that aches and is stiff when you have slept on a mattress that is too soft. The pain from this muscle can be mistaken for kidney pain. Abdominal muscles frequently refer pain to the back.