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Glossary of deep tissue massage

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what is a cell?
cell membrane
The slenius capitis is deep to which muscles?
Splenius capitis is deep to trapezius and rhomboids.
what is the unilateral action of the splenii muscles?
Rotate the head to the same side








Rotate the head to the same side.Lateral flex the head and neck.
what is the origin and the insertion splenius capitis?
origin; capitis;Ligamentum nuchae, spinous processes c7 to T3 Insertion; Mastoid process, lateral nuchal line.
What is the origin and insertion of the splenius cervicis?
O; cervicis ; spinous processes of T3 to T6.
Insertion cervicis ; Transverse processesof upper cervical verebrae.
What muscles are the deepest of the upper posterior neck?
The small suboccipitals are the deeepest of the posterior neck.
What is the action of the suboccipitals?
action; Extend your ever-so -slightly








Extended your head ever so slightly'
What is the function of the ligamentum nuchae?
To help stabizied the head and neck.
What is the origin and insertion of the rectus capitis posterior major?
o; spinous process of the axis (c-2)
I; Inferior nuchal line of the occiput.
What is the origin and insertion of the rectus capitis posterior minor?
o; Tubecle of the posterior





o; tubecle of the posterior arch of the atlas (c-1)
I; Inferior nuchal of the occiput.


arch of the atlas (-1)
What is the origin &insertion of the oblique capitis superior?
o; Transverse process of the atlas








O;Transverse process of the atlas(c1).
I;Beween the nuchal lines of the occiput.
What is the origin & insertion of the oblique capitis inferior?
0; spinous process of axis (c2). I. Transverseprocess of the atlas(c-1). I
What are the unilateral action of the quadratus lumborum?
unilaterally ; Elevate the hip Laterally flexes the vertbral column. assits to extend the vertebral column.
What are the bilateral action of the quadratus lumborum?
Fixes the last rib during respiration.
What is the origin of quadratus lumborum?
o; posterior iliac crest,iliolumbar ligment.
What is the insertion of quadratus lumorum ?
Last rib tranvserse proceses of first through fourth lumbar vertebrae.

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