Quadratus Lumborum

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

Bladder Channel (Bl) Quadratus Lumborum

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MUSCLE:

Origins: Iliolumbar ligament and the iliac crest Insertion: Twelfth rib, transverse processes of L1 - L 4Action: Laterally flexes the vertebral column, fixes the ribs for forced expiration.

FACILITATION MONITORING

Position: lying supine, feet to side that’s being tested, knees straightRotation: noneStabilise: opposite hip to hands on anklesMonitor: Place hands on outside of ankles of the side being tested. Try to straighten the client from the ankles to the centerTCM Bl Muscles: Hamstrings, popliteus, sacrospinalis, gastronemius, soleus, glut max, lat dorsi, quadratus lumborum, neck extensors, peroneus longusAK Bl Muscles: Ant tibialis, Sacrospinalis, Peroneus longus and brevis, tibialis posteriorYang ChannelFor brain, hearing, all organsNerve Supply: Anterior Primary Rami - T12-L3 Visceral Nerves:Sympathetic: L1-L3 Parasympathetic: S2
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Neuro-Lymphatic Reflex:

Anterior: Bilateral 2cm from the midline, 2cm superior to the pubic symphysisPosterior: Bilateral transverse process of L2. Neuro-Vascular Reflex: Bilateral frontal eminences. Yuan Point: Bl64Nutrition: Vit. A.Reference: Kendall & Kendall, p410Walther D, 2nd ed. p330Thie, J. Touch for Health Manual
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