Pectoralis Major - Sternal

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Region
Shoulder
TCM Organ
Yin/Yang
Yin
TCM Element
Meridian Psychology
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Organ Physical
Heart conditions sleep emotional disorders area around T4/5 centre of chest and back

Heart Channel (Ht) Pectoralis Major - Sternal

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MUSCLE:

Origin: Anterior surface of the sternum, cartilage of 1st to 6th or 7th ribs and aponeurosis of the external oblique abdominals.Insertion: Superior, posterior crest of the greater tubercle of the Humerus.Action: Obliquely adducts the Humerus toward the opposite iliac crest and depresses the shoulder girdle.
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MONITORING:

Position: Elbow fully extended, arm flexed level with shoulders drawn 10o toward opposite iliac crest.Rotation: Medial rotation of the Humerus. Stabilise: Anterior iliac crest opposite side. Monitor: Apply pressure at the forearm above the wrist 45o toward a craniallateral direction.

Ht TCM Muscles: PMS

Applied Kinesiology Ht Muscles: SubscapularisYin ChannelFor heart, self mastery, emotional wellbeing
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ASSOCIATIONS:

Nerve Supply: Lateral & medial pectoral, C6, C7, C8, T1.Visceral Nerves: Sympathetic: T1-T3 Parasympathetic: Vagus X

Neuro-Lymphatic Reflex:

Anterior: Bilateral between rib 2 & 3 next to the sternum.Posterior: Bilateral 2cm lateral to midline between T2 & T3.Neuro-Vascular Reflex: Bregma. Yuan point: Ht7Nutrition: Vit. C, E & B complex. Reference: Kendall & Kendall, p323Walther D, 2nd ed. p353Thie, J. Touch for Health ManualNV NL