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Summary Information: Infraspinatus

Infraspinatus: The infraspinatus is one of the muscles of the rotator cuff group of muscles located in the upper arm and shoulder. The infraspinatus originates on the scapula and inserts on the humerus of the upper arm and is innervated by the suprascapular nerve. The infraspinatus has a variety of actions on the shoulder join, including lateral rotation, adduction and extension. The infraspinatus also helps to stabilize the shoulder joint.

Conditions that can afflict the infraspinatus include rotator cuff tear, rotator cuff impingement, strains, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.

Closely Related Organs: Infraspinatus

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Infraspinatus

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Sub Parts: Infraspinatus

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Infraspinatus

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