Infraspinatus Muscle

Printable, free, online Web chart of Infraspinatus muscle, a Rotator Cuff muscle or SITS muscle.

Did You Know?...
Infraspinatus is related to the health and movement of the eyes, particularly to Extraocular muscles called Lateral Rectus and the Inferior Oblique.

Clinical research showed that people who experience "intense pain in the front of the shoulder" found that myofascial Trigger Points in the Infraspinatus was the main cause.

infraspinatus muscle rotator cuff shoulder anatomy


Muscle Attachments of the Infraspinatus muscle

  • Infraspinous fossa of the scapula

  • Middle facet of the greater tubercle of the humerus


Actions

  • helps Supraspinatus muscle stabilize the humeral head into the glenoid fossa of the scapula

  • lateral rotation of the arm or humerus

  • assists extension of the shoulder joint and arm


Nerve Innervation

  • C5 and C6 - Suprascapular nerve


Trigger Point Referred Pain Patterns

  • Intense pain in the front of and deep in the shoulder joint

  • Pain travels down the lateral aspect of the arm, forearm, into the hand, and sometimes into the fingers

  • Upper part of the posterior neck

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Acupressure Meridian Association

  • Small Intestine


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Below, posterior view. Teres Minor muscle, BLUE, is known as the "little brother" of Infraspinatus, colored RED with the GREEN muscle attachment on the humerus.

teres minor infraspinatus shoulder rotator cuff trigger points


Below, posterior view showing Teres Major muscle in RED, Supraspinatus muscle in Green.

teres major infraspinatus muscle rotator cuff shoulder supraspinatus subscapularis


Below, anterior view showing Teres Major muscle in RED, Subscapularis in Green with BROWN muscle attachment on the humerus.

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These clinical massage therapy techniques for Infraspinatus, like learning Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy, have the reputation for helping people with certain illnesses and fascia muscle pain.

Different holistic stress reduction techniques are never a substitute for medical attention, though they may aid in reducing ligament, tendon and fascia muscle pain.


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