Where Is The Teres minor muscle?
Teres minor muscle tear Symptoms
Teres minor and infraspinatus tears have a similar sensation making it hard to diagnose with physical assessment.
Rotator cuff damage increases with age commonly due to degeneration (and general weakening of the tendon.
A teres major muscle or tendon tear is rare.
What is the Function of the Teres minor muscle
The Teres Minor externally rotates the arm. It also stabilizes the arm in an action such as throwing a ball.
Where is the Origin and Insertion of the Teres minor?
Origin: Greater tubercle of the humerus (Arm Bone)
Insertion: Lateral border of the scapula (Outer part of the shoulderblade)
Stretches the Teres minor muscle
Strengthen the Teres minor muscle
Teres major muscle or tendon tears are rare.
Teres minor and the infraspiatus work together.
Teres minor muscle is one of the Rotator Cuff Muscles