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Summary Information: Subscapularis

Subscapularis: The subscapularis is one of the muscles of the rotator cuff group of muscles located in the upper arm and shoulder. The subscapularis originates on the scapula, inserts on the humerus of the upper arm, and is innervated by the subscapular nerve. The subscapularis medially rotates the shoulder joint. The subscapularis also helps to stabilize the shoulder joint.

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

Closely Related Organs: Subscapularis

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Subscapularis

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Sub Parts: Subscapularis

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Subscapularis

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