Teres minor | ARM MOVERS | Rotator Cuff
The teres minor is a narrow, elongated muscle of the rotator cuff.
Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Subscapularis, and Teres Minor together This Four Muscle work as rotatory to the Humerus. So, also known as Rotator Cuff.
teres minor ORIGIN:
Teres minor originates from the lateral border of a dorsal scapular surface.
teres minor INSERTION:
Teres minor is inserted at greater tubercle of humerus, inferior to the infraspinatus
teres minor ACTION:
- helps to hold the head of the humerus in glenoid cavity.
- stabilizes the shoulder joint.
- rotates humerus laterally.
Same as Infraspinatus muscle.
teres minor NERVE SUPPLY:
Teres minor is Supplied by the Axillary nerve.
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