The levator scapulae is an extrinsic muscle of the back.
It lies in the posterior triangle of the neck and attaches the upper limb to the vertebral column.
- Attachments: Originates from the transverse processes of the C1-C4 vertebrae and attaches to the medial border of the scapula..
- Actions: Elevation of the scapula.
- Innervation: Dorsal scapular nerve.
- Blood Supply: Dorsal scapular artery.