Trigger points in the biceps Brachii muscle.

The Bicep Brachii is perhaps the most recognizable muscle in the body. It’s the muscle that is most often flexed when someone says ” show me your muscles”. It is composed of two heads, the long head and the short head. The short head originates on the coracoid process of the scapula, and the long head on the supraglenoid tubercle. Both heads merge to insert on the radial tuberosity and bicipital aponeurosis into the deep fascia on the medial part of the forearm. The main actions of this muscle are elbow flexion and forearm supination(rotation with the palm of the hand going upward). This muscle also assists shoulder flexion. Trigger points in this muscle mainly refer pain into the shoulder, with spillover into the posterior aspect above the scapula. A less common referral is into the anterior elbow and forearm.


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