Intercostal Muscles and Nerves

Where are Intercostal Muscles? They occupy the spaces between the ribs know as intercostal spaces. Every intercostal space is made up of three types of respiratory muscles which are; external intercostal muscles, internal intercostal muscles and the innermost intercostal muscle. On the inside of each intercostal space is parietal pleura which … Continue reading

Shoulder Muscles | What You Should Know

What the Shoulder Muscles Do These provide mobility for the wide range of actions of the hands and arms making it a highly mobile joint in the body. The shoulder has the ability to adduct, abduct, be raised in front and behind the torso, rotate as well as move a full … Continue reading

Muscle Groups | A Tour of the Human Body’s Major Muscle Groups

What are the Muscle Groups  in the body? Major muscle groups are important to the human body because they: maintain proper posture, help people move and provide strength. A Tour of the Major Muscle Groups The Abdominal and Chest Area – contains three major muscle groups. The abdominal area includes … Continue reading

Muscular System Facts | An Overview

What is the Muscular System? The muscular system consists of over 600 muscles which enable us to breathe, eat, digest food, and maintain acts of daily living. Muscles are living, metabolically-active tissues, and without them, individuals would not be able to survive and thrive as human beings. Provided below is … Continue reading