Where Is The Rhomboid Major?
Rhomboid Major tear symptoms?
Pain between the shoulder blades and close to the spine. May be worse with movement.
Feeling of tightness or tenderness in the upper back especially between the shoulder blades.
Pain may be worse when breathing deep, sneezing, or coughing.
What is The Function of the Rhomboid Major?
Retracts scapula. (Pulling towards the spine and upward a little.)
Rotates the scapula to neutral position.
Where is the Origin and Insertion of the Rhomboid Major?
Origin: Spines of T2 through T5 and supraspinous ligaments
Insertion: Lower half of posteromedial border of scapula, from angle to upper part of triangular area at base of scapular spine
Stretches for the Rhomboid Major
Strengthen the Rhomboid Major
The rhomboid major muscle is shaped like a rhomboid.