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.
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
Nerve Supply: Anterior Primary Rami - T12-L3
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.