Could it be that longus muscles act as length-variable sensors, contributing to stability and adaptability, via their rich mechanoreceptor capabilities…
The Unusual Suspects – Longus Colli and Longus Capitis
The longus colli and longus capitis are deep flexors of the neck that often become locked short and cause neck pain, especially when swallowing.
The Unusual Suspects: Less Well-Known Muscles that are Often Overlooked
Sometimes it is an unusual suspect, a less well-known muscle, that is the underlying cause of our client’s pain and dysfunction pattern.
Musculature of the Cervical Spine
To perform orthopedic manual therapy to the neck that is accurate and specific, we need to know the attachments and actions of the muscles of the neck.