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Acupuncture Today – August, 2021, Vol. 22, Issue 08

Spirits of the Points: Small Intestine Official (Pt. 2)

By Neil Gumenick, MAc (UK), LAc, Dipl. Ac
When a point name has the body part in its name, we must consider what that part does. The shoulder blade is the scapula – the large, triangular-shaped bone in the upper back. Attached to it are muscles and ligaments that help the arms to move. Scapular disorders can diminish the ability to move the arms and weaken the shoulders. 

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