Coracobrachialis muscle yoga anatomy

Where Is The Coracobrachialis

Goes from the shoulder to the upper arm on the front of your body.




Coracobrachialis tear or strain symptoms

Difficulty and pain lifting the arm forward.
Difficulty and pain internally rotating the arm.


Most common Coracobrachialis muscle tears

Tendon rupture off the humerus bone (most common)
Tear at the junction of the muscle and tendon
Tear within the muscle belly itself
Muscle tearing off the sternum (least common)


What Are The functions of the Coracobrachialis?

Synergist: Pectoralis minor, Subclavius, Serratus anterior, Trapezius, Latissimus dorsi, Rhomboid major and minor, Levator scapulae

Antagonist: subscapularis, Deltoid, Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres major and minor


Origin and Insertion of the Coracobrachialis

Clavicular head, sternal Head (Center Of Chest)

greater tubercle (top lateral humerus)




Stretches the Coracobrachialis muscle


Strengthen the Coracobrachialis muscle