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Gall Bladder Channel (GB) External Obliques
Origin: Inferior eight ribs Insertion: Iliac crest and Linea Alba.Action: Flex vertebrae, compress abdomen. Obliques laterally flex vertebral column, especially the lumbar, and rotate vertebral column.
Position: lying supine arms across chest tongue on roof of mouth. Perform partial crunch till shoulder blades off the tableRotation: twist to one sideStabilise: opposite knee to shoulder being pushed Monitor: Apply pressure to the opposite shoulder and push backwards to untwist
TCM GB Muscles:
Piriformis, tensor fascia latae, glut medius,internal and external obliques, transverse abdominalsAK GB Muscles: Anterior deltoid, popliteusYang Channel- For gall bladder, headache, decision making
Nerve Supply: Ventral rami – T5-L1 Visceral Nerves:Sympathetic: T5-T9 Parasympathetic: Vagus X
Anterior: Bilateral between rib 3 & 4 next to the sternumPosterior: Bilateral 2cm from midline at between T3 & T4.Neuro-Vascular Reflex: Bregma. Yuan point: GB40Nutrition: Vit. C, RNA.Reference: Kendall & Kendall, p315Walther D, 2nd ed. p350Thie, J. Touch for Health ManualNV NL