Supraspinatus

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Region
Shoulder
TCM Organ
Yin/Yang
Yang
TCM Element
Meridian Psychology
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Organ Physical
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Yuan
San Jiao (SJ)/ Triple Heater Channel (TH) Supraspinatus.
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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.
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MONITORING:

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

TCM SJ Muscles:

Supraspinatus, posterior deltoid

AK SJ Muscles:

Teres minor, infraspinatus, sartorius, soleus, gastronemius, gracilis

Yang Channel

For harmonising the 3 burners, thyroid
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ASSOCIATIONS:

Nerve Supply: Suprascapular - C4, C5, C6. Visceral Nerves:Sympathetic: C6 and C7Parasympathetic: Laryngeal branch of Vagus X Neuro-Lymphatic Reflex:Anterior: Bilateral between rib 2 & 3 next to the sternum Posterior: Bilateral between 2nd and 3rd rib, 2cm from midline at T3 levelNeuro-Vascular Reflex: Posterior aspect of the temple and K27’s.

Yuan point: TH4

Nutrition: Iodine and (Kelp only if hypothyroid). Reference: Kendall & Kendall, p321Walther D, 2nd ed. p354Thie, J. Touch for Health Manual
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