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Flashcards in Hip Muscles Deck (10)
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1

Piriformis

Origin - Sacrum
Insertion - Medial surface of greater trochanter
Function - external rotator

2

Adductor Magnus

Origin - Ischial Tuberosity
Insertion - linear aspera
Function - adductor of hip

3

Iliacus

Origin - Illiac Fossa
Insertion - lesser trochanter of femur
Function - hip flexor and external rotator, weak adductor

4

Psoa (discussed with iliacus)

Origin - transverse process of lumbar vertebrae
Insertion - lesser trochanter of femur
Function - hip flexor, external rotator and weak adductor

5

Adductor Brevis

Origin - body of pubis
Insertion - upper linear aspera
function - adductor of hip

6

Gluteus Minimus

Origin - outer surface of illium
Insertion - greater trochanter of femur
function - abductor, slight flexion function

7

Gluteus Medius

Origin - outer surface of illium
insertion - greater trochanter of femur
function - abductior, flexor, internal rotator

8

Adductor Longus

Origin - pubis
Insertion - lower 2/3 of linear aspra
function - adductor

9

Gluteus Maximus

Origin - outer surface of illium
Insertion - tensor faciae latae
function - extensor of the hip

10

Tensor Faciae Latae (blends into IT bands)

Origin - anterior ilia crest
insertion - IT bands
Function - abductor, hip flexor