License Image The clavicle and scapula form the shoulder girdle. This acts as the bony framework by which the muscles of the chest, upper back and shoulder connect the upper limb to the trunk of the body and control it’s movements.The clavicle connects to the sternum via the sternoclavicular joint and to the scapula by […]
License Image The deltoid, teres major, teres minor, infraspinatus, supraspinatus (not shown) and subscapularis muscles (not shown) all extend from the scapula to the humerus and act on the shoulder joint. The trapezius and latissimus dorsi muscles connect the upper limb to the vertebral column. Both the deltoid and the trapezius are firmly attached to […]
License Image The deltoid muscle of the shoulder as seen from the front.