Where Is the Latissimus dorsi?
What are the Symptoms of tear Latissimus dorsi?
Latissimus dorsi muscle and tendon tears are relatively rare injuries,.
What is the function of the Latissimus dorsi?
Adduction, extension and medial rotation of the arm. Retraction and depression of shoulder.
Origin and Insertion of Latissimus dorsi
Spinous processes of T7-L5, the thoracolumbar fascia, the iliac crest, the most inferior 3 to 4 ribs, and the inferior angle of the scapula.
Inserts into the front of the arm at the anterior medial humerus and medial part of the intertubercular groove.
Stretches for the Latissimus dorsi
Strengthen the Latissimus dorsi
Latissimus dorsi is the widest muscle in the human body.