indicator muscle

indicator muscle

Fringe medicine
A muscle which, according to R Utt, developer of the technique of Applied Physiology, is in perfect balance or homeostasis and neither over- or understressed.
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A possible indicator muscle for the fiber content and growth characteristics porcine muscle.
To test whether an indicator muscle is strong or weak, the tester usually presses down on the hand or arm of the person being tested, while that person resists by holding the arm straight.
A holistic system, the method uses muscle testing to see if an indicator muscle is 'firing' or 'switched off' thus identifying where a difficulty may lie within the body and which treatment may best suit a patient.