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Acupuncture for Back Pain – Part III – Thoraco Lumbar Fascia (TLF)

By |2020-02-12T09:39:40-05:00March 2nd, 2015|Acupuncture, Pain Relief|

 

 

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In the first and second article on back pain, bad posture was discussed.   Now we will be examining the Thoraco Lumbar Fascia (TLF).

What is TLF?

TLF is a dense diamond shaped fibrous sheet which provides connection for the following muscles:

Upper portion of TLF – Latissimus dorsi, Trapezius, Rhomboid major

Middle portion of TLF – Diaphragm and internal obliques

Lower portion of TLF – Quadratus lumborum, Gluteus maximus, Longissium, Iliocastalis, Spinal erectors, Mutifidi

Fibers from these muscles merge together to form the TLF, a […]