Muscles of Mastication – Anatomy Tutorial

This is a tutorial on the muscles of mastication. So the muscles of mastication are innervated by the trigeminal nerve. They’re innervated by the mandibular branch of the trigeminal nerve. So that’s V3. When you’re testing the trigeminal nerve, you’re testing muscles of mastication and facial sensation. So the muscles of mastication are innervated by […]

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Neck Muscles Anatomy – Anterior Triangle – Part 1

Neck Muscles Anatomy – Anterior Triangle – Part 1

This is a tutorial on the muscles of the neck which lie on the anterior triangle. So the anterior triangle of the neck is defined by a few boundaries. So the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid, the midline and the inferior border of the mandible. So this is the anterior triangle we’re looking at here. […]

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Neck Muscles Anatomy – Anterior Triangle – Part 2

Neck Muscles Anatomy – Anterior Triangle – Part 2

So now I’m going to talk about the infrahyoid muscles. They’ve got the opposite action to the suprahyoid muscles. They depress the hyoid bone. So again, there are four muscles in the infrahyoid group. The infrahyoid group of muscles are referred to as strap muscles because they look like straps. There are four muscles in […]

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Ice and stretch your muscles

Ice and stretch your muscles

A new year means new fitness goals. But if you’re training all day and working out too, your body might need some TLC in the form of ice, heat, and stretching. The reason why you want to utilize ice is a lot of times when you’re out there running and performing while in your service, […]

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Extrinsic muscles of the back – Anatomy Tutorial

Extrinsic muscles of the back – Anatomy Tutorial

Okay so this is a tutorial on the extrinsic muscles of the back. The extrinsic muscles of the back are those muscles which are superficial and are responsible for movements at the shoulder and upper limb. These are different to the intrinsic muscles of the back which are deep, and which are responsible for controlling […]

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Muscles of the Larynx – Part 1 – 3D Anatomy Tutorial

Muscles of the Larynx – Part 1 – 3D Anatomy Tutorial

The first muscle I’m going to talk about is the cricothyroid muscle. The cricoid has two muscles which are attached to it. The first of which is the cricothyroid and we’ve also got the cricoarytenoid muscle, which I’ll come onto next. We’re looking anteriorly at the larynx. You can see these muscles attaching to the […]

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