Spinalis Capitis belongs to the medial column of the Sacrospinalis group of muscles.
Dorsal rami of cervical spinal nerves (C1 to C3).
The muscle receives a blood supply from muscular branches of the vertebral artery via the subclavian and also from muscular branches of the occipital artery via the external carotid artery.
Extension of the vertebral column and head.
- Gray, Henry. Anatomy of the Human Body. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1918; Bartleby.com, 2000. www.bartleby.com/107/.