Supraspinatus | ARM MOVERS | Rotator Cuff

                           The supraspinatus (plural supraspinati) is a relatively small muscle of the upper back.
Supraspinatus,Infraspinatus, Subscapularis and Teres Minor together This Four Muscle work as rotatory to the Humerus. so also known as Rotator Cuff.

Supraspinatus ORIGIN:

Supraspinatus originates from supraspinous fossa of the scapula.

Supraspinatus INSERTION:

Supraspinatus is inserted at the superior part of greater tubercle of the humerus.

Supraspinatus ACTION:

Supraspinatus stabilizes the shoulder joint.
Supraspinatus helps prevent downward dislocation of the humerus.

Supraspinatus NERVE SUPPLY:

Supraspinatus is innervated by Suprascapular nerve.

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