1. Supraspinatus

Note:
Region
Shoulder
TCM Organ
TCM Element
Meridian Psychology
Organ Physical
Yuan

Conception Vessel (CV) AK Supraspinatus

MONITORING:

Position: Flex arm 10° anterior at the shoulder and 5° lateral keeping the elbow straight. Rotation: Palm facing midline Stabilise: Opposite pelvic crest Monitor: Apply pressure at the forearm above the wrist toward midline.

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Other AK Cv Muscles: none TCM Cv Muscles: none

Supraspinatus in TCM is on SJ channel

Corrections

Yin Channel - For blood, moistens & nourishes

ASSOCIATIONS:

Nerve Supply: Suprascapular - C4, C5, C6.

Visceral Nerves (Uterus):

  • Sympathetic: L1, L2, L3
  • Parasympathetic: S3, S4

Neuro-Lymphatic Reflex:

  • Anterior: Junction of shoulder and chest below coracoid process
  • Posterior: Posterior transverse process of C1

Neuro-Vascular Reflex: Bregma and bilateral frontal eminences.

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Yuan Point: None, use CV24

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Nutrition: RNA, Amino Acid complex, Spirulina, Chlorella.

Reference: Kendall & Kendall, 5th ed. p314 Walther D, 2nd ed. p348 Thie, J. Touch for Health Manual

MUSCLE:

Origin: Medial 2/3 of the superior border of the scapula. Insertion: Superior lateral head of the Humerus and shoulder capsule. Action: Initial abduction of Humerus then middle deltoid takes over. Holds head of Humerus in glenoid cavity.

Posterior view
Posterior view
Anterior view
Anterior view

Posterior view
Posterior view