Serratus Anterior

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Region
Shoulder
Yin/Yang
Yang
TCM Element
Meridian Psychology
Intimate Relationships Opening or Closing off the heart intimacy
Organ Physical
Diaphragm heart

Pericardium Channel (Pc) Serratus Anterior

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MONITORING: TEST 1:

TEST 2:Test 2Position: Flex arm anteriorly 120° at the shoulder. Rotation: Palm facing the ground.Stabilise: None requiredMonitor: Apply pressure against the arm downward toward the feet while lightly touching the inferior aspect of scapula; feel for movement of the scapula.Position: Lying supine. Flex arm anteriorly 90° at the shoulder. Hand in a fist. Push fist forward lifting shoulder off table.Rotation: Palm facing towards feet. Stabilise: Torso on tableMonitor: Apply pressure against the fist; push the arm downward towards the table, monitoring the inferior border of the scapula; feel for movement of the scapula.
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MUSCLE:

Origin: Superior borders of the upper eight or nine ribs. Insertion: Medial border of the scapula.Action: Abducts, protraction and rotation of the scapula.

TCM Pc Muscles:

Biceps, anterior seratus, diaphram

AK Pc Muscles:

Glut medius, piriformis, adductors, glut max© 2012 CCM NSW P/L 113Yin ChannelFor protection of heart, harmonising 3 burners
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ASSOCIATIONS:

Nerve Supply: Long thoracic - C5-C8. 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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