Pectoralis Minor:

After passing through the scalenes, the median nerve goes under your collarbone (clavicle).

   It then passes under a small part of the shoulder blade (scapula) called the coracoid process.  

  There is a muscle in the chest called the Pectoralis Minor, which inserts into the coracoid process.

   When this muscle contracts it pulls the coracoid process down ­ and raises the arm over the head.

   This movement puts pressure onto the median nerve and the auxillary artery (which brings blood into your arm). When a person sleeps with their elbow tucked under the head, it puts pressure on the nerve and artery for an extended period of time. This cuts off the circulation in the artery and impinges the nerve.

This results in numbness and tingling of the hand.

The Julstro System teaches you how to release the pressure on the nerve and artery.  Prevent, or stop, numbness in your fingers!

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