Origins: Upper two thirds of the lateral supracondylar ridge of the Humerus
Insertion: Base of the styloid process and lateral surface of the radius
Action: Flexes the forearm at the elbow
Position: lying supine
Monitor: monitor the forearm in a downward angle of 45° with forearm rotated into a neutral position
Nerve Supply: Radial - C5&6 Visceral Nerves:
Sympathetic: T2, T3, T4
Parasympathetic: Vagus X
Anterior: Bilateral between 3rd & 4th ribs next to sternum.
Posterior: Bilateral 2cm lateral to midline between T3 & T4.
Neuro-Vascular Reflex: Bregma. Yuan point: Lu9
Nutrition: RNA, Vit. C.