Basics Course Quadratus Lumborum - T Tool

OVERVIEW

Quadratus Lumborum

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By Part of Tool

WIDE

Useful around the rib and pelvic connections.

NARROW

Can be used for focused work.

ROUNDED HEADPIECE

Great for trigger point work and deep muscle work.

Key Takeaways

  • Lateral stabilizer of the spine
  • Most accessible to manual work coming in from the side, not from the back.
  • Attaches the pelvis to the ribs and transverse processes of the lumbar spine.

Precautions

The ribs can very sensitive to pressure. Avoid going to far anterior and pressing into the abdomen.