Biceps

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BETAUnder development and includes placeholder images
Region
Arm
TCM Element
Yin/Yang
Yang
Organ Physical
Diaphragm heart
Meridian Psychology
Intimate Relationships Opening or Closing off the heart intimacy

Pericardium Channel (Pc) Biceps

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MUSCLE: 3

Origin: the short head originates from the coracoid process of the scapula and the long head originates from the supraglenoid tubercle.Insertion: posterior border of bicipital tuberosity of radius (over bursa) and bicipital aponeurosis to deep fascia and subcutaneous ulnaAction: Supinates forearm, flexes elbow, weakly flexes shoulder
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MONITORING:

Position: Elbow flexed Rotation: Arm supinated Stabilise: None requiredMonitor: Apply pressure against the arm towards extension of the elbow.

TCM Pc Muscles:

Biceps, anterior seratus, diaphram

AK Pc Muscles:

Glut medius, piriformis, adductors, glut maxYin ChannelFor protection of heart, harmonising 3 burners
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ASSOCIATIONS:

Nerve Supply: Musculocutaneous nerve (C5, 6) Visceral Nerves:Sympathetic: T1-T4 Parasympathetic: Vagus X Neuro-Lymphatic Reflex:Anterior: Superior border of the pubis. Posterior: Bilateral between L5 and posterior superior iliac spine.Neuro-Vascular Reflex: Bilateral parietal eminences Yuan Point: Pc7Nutrition: Vit. E.Reference: Kendall & Kendall, p433Walther D, 2nd ed. p320Thie, J. Touch for Health ManualNV NL
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