Triceps

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Region
Arm
Yin/Yang
Yang
TCM Element
Meridian Psychology
Expression Expressing the heart being understood
Organ Physical
Scapula

Small Intestine Channel (SI) Triceps

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MUSCLE:

Origins: Long head - infraglenoid tubercle of the scapula Lateral head - upper half of the posterior surfaceof the shaft of the HumerusMedial head - posterior surface of the lower half of the shaft of the HumerusInsertion: Posterior part of the Olecranon process of the ulna Action: Extends forearm, long head aids in adduction if arm is abducted
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MONITORING

Position: lying supine Rotation: none Stabilise: upper forearmMonitor: monitor arm with an externally rotated palm into an extension position

TCM SI Muscles:

Infraspinatus, levator scap, teres minor and major, tricepsAK SI Muscles: Quadriceps, AbdominalsYang Channel-For small intestine, communication

ASSOCIATIONS:

Nerve Supply: Radial - C6, C7, C8 Visceral Nerves:Sympathetic: T5-T11 Parasympathetic: Vagus X, S2
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Neuro-Lymphatic Reflex:

Anterior: All along the anterior inferior costal border or costochondral junction of the 8th –12th ribs Posterior: Bilateral 2cm lateral to midline from T8 - T11.Neuro-Vascular Reflex: Bilateral parietal eminences, posterior aspect.

Yuan Point: SI4

Nutrition: Vit. D, B complex & Lactobacillus acidophilus.Reference: Kendall & Kendall, p420Walther D, 2nd ed. p312Thie, J. Touch for Health ManualNV NL
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