Sacrospinalis

Sacrospinalis

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Region
Pelvis
TCM Organ
Yin/Yang
Yang
TCM Element
Muscle Physical
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Meridian Psychology
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Organ Physical
Back erector spinae hamstrings occiput
Yuan

Related Muscles

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Muscles

Muscles

Longissimus group, Spinalis group, Iliocostalis group

Origins: Separate slips of muscle arising from the sacrum, crest of ilium, spinous processes, transverse processes, and ribs.

Insertions: Into the ribs, transverse processes, spinous processes, and occiput.

Actions: Extension, lateral flexion, segmental rotation of the vertebrae and lateral movement of the pelvis.

iliocostalis
iliocostalis
Sacrospnalis - erector spinae (with Longissimus)
Sacrospnalis - erector spinae (with Longissimus)

Monitoring

Position: Lying prone with hands placed on lower back/sacrum, body is extended.

Rotation: Rotate torso to move shoulder posterior on side being tested.

Stabilise: Opposite hip (or sacrum)

Monitor: Monitor in a direction to flex the body and unwind the rotation towards a neutral spine.

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Corrections

Nerve Supply: segmental spinal nerves (depends on muscles) – rub along spine

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.

Points