Quadratus Lumborum

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Region
Pelvis
TCM Organ
Yin/Yang
Yang
TCM Element
Muscle Physical
brain, hearing, all organs
Meridian Psychology
ControlControl external to be safedrivenwithdrawalnever restWillVigilance
Organ Physical
Back erector spinae hamstrings occiput
Yuan

Muscle

Origins: Iliolumbar ligament and the iliac crest

Insertion: Twelfth rib, transverse processes of L1 - L 4

Action: Laterally flexes the vertebral column, fixes the ribs for forced expiration.

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Monitoring

Position: lying supine, feet to side that’s being tested, knees straight

Rotation: noneStabilise: opposite hip to hands on ankles

Monitor: Place hands on outside of ankles of the side being tested. Try to straighten the client from the ankles to the center

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Corrections

Nerve Supply: Anterior Primary Rami - T12-L3

Visceral Nerves:

Sympathetic: L1-L3

Parasympathetic: S2

Neuro-Lymphatic Reflex:

Anterior: Bilateral 2cm from the midline, 2cm superior to the pubic symphysis

Posterior: Bilateral transverse process of L2.

Neuro-Vascular Reflex: Bilateral frontal eminences.

Yuan Point: Bl64

Nutrition: Vit. A.