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Gall Bladder Channel (GB) Tensor fascia Latae
Origin: Anterior external edge of the iliac. Insertion: Iliotibial tract of fascia latae 1/3 of the way down the thigh.Action: Abduction, and medial rotation of the hip joint, flexion and lateral knee stability.
Position: With knee held straight flex the leg 15° and abduct 15°. Rotation: Medially rotate femur. Stabilise: Lateral ankle of opposite foot.Monitor: Apply pressure at the leg above the ankle toward the opposite neutral leg.
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: Superior gluteal - L4, L5, S1. 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