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Suboccipital muscles

What muscles make up the suboccipital group? Rectus capitis posterior major & minor, obliquus capitis inferior & superior
Rectus capitis posterior major OIIA? O: SP of C2 I: lateral portion of Inferior nuchal line I: Suboccipital n. C1 A: B/L head ext, U/L ipsilateral rotation
Rectus capitis posterior minor OIIA? O: SP C1 I: Medial portion of the inferior nuchal line I: Suboccipital n. C1 A: Head ext
Rectus capitis posterior major and minor muscles are mainly for what purpose and can cause what? Mainly they are postural muscles and can cause tension headaches
What are the borders of the suboccipital triangle? Bottom, obliquus capitis inferior; lateral edge, obliquus capitis superior; medial border, rectus capitis posterior major
Obliquus capitis superior OIIA? O: TP C1 I: between inferior and superior nuchal lines I: suboccipital n. C1 A: B/L head ext. U/L ipsilateral lateral flexion
Obliquus capitis inferior OIIA? O: SP C2 I: Inferior surface of TP C1 I: suboccipital n. C1 A: ipsilateral rotation of the neck
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