Serratus anterior muscle

What is Serratus anterior muscle?

The muscle originating on the top surface of the eight or nine upper ribs is called the serratus anterior muscle. The serratus anterior muscle inserts at the medial border of the scapula, along the anterior length. The function of the serratus anterior muscle is to allow the anteversion of the arm and to pull the scapula forward, coming around the thorax.

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I have noticed recently muscle spasm/twitches on my right side rib about 4-5 inches below arm pit, about mid bicep with arm hanging down.. No pain...

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It sounds like spasms of serratus anterior muscle which may be present temporary...

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I'm having pain in my left side under my rib cage. I thought perhaps i had cracked a rib but now I'm not sure. I had a bronchial type virus about a...

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It's muscle soreness since you had a lot of coughing and it is very commonly seen .There are muscles between your ribs. They're...

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Post Operative changes with metallic artifacts noted in suprascapular region with left rhomboid minor insertion transferred to...

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So, you are struck with one of the rarest conditions in orthopedics for which the treatment is suboptimal...

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I have noticed recently muscle spasm/twitches on my right side rib about 4-5 inches below arm pit, about mid bicep with arm hanging down.. No pain...

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I'm having pain in my left side under my rib cage. I thought perhaps i had cracked a rib but now I'm not sure. I had a bronchial type virus about a...

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MRI CONCLUSION: Post Operative changes with metallic artifacts noted in suprascapular region with left rhomboid minor insertion transferred to...

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