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Splenius Capitis

Summary Information: Splenius Capitis

Splenius Capitis: The splenius capitis is one of the paired muscles of the posterior neck. The splenius capitis originates on the spinous processes of vertebrae C-7 through T-3 and inserts on the occiput and temporal bone. The splenius capitis extends the neck and head and rotates the head. It is innervated by the cervical spinal nerves C-3 and C-4.

Conditions that can afflict the splenius capitis include splenius capitis muscle syndrome, whiplash, overuse injuries, tears, strains, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.

Closely Related Organs: Splenius Capitis

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Splenius Capitis

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Sub Parts: Splenius Capitis

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Splenius Capitis

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