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muscles of the hip

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iliacus (iliopsas) origin
iliac fossa, iliac crest, lateral sacrum
iliacus (iliopsas) instertion
lesser trochanter
iliacus (iliopsas) action
flexes the hip
iliacus (iliopsas) nerve
femoral
psoas major (iliopsoas) origin
transverse processes, bodies, and intervertebral discs of T12-L5
psoas major (iliopsoas) insertion
lesser trochanter
psoas major (iliopsoas) action
flexes the hip
psoas major (iliopsoas) nerve
ventral rami of L1-L3
gluteus maximus origin
dorsal ilium, sacrum, coccyx
gluteus maximas insertion
IT band iliotibial tract, gluteal tuberosity
gluteus maximas action
extends, LATERALLY rotates and abducts the hip
gluteus maximas nerve
inferior gluteal nerve
gluteus medius origin
lateral surface of ilium
gluteus medius insertion
greater trochanter
gluteus medius action
abducts and MEDIALLY rotates hip
gluteus medius nerve
superior gluteal nerve
gluteus minimus origin
lateral surface of ilium
gluteus minimus insertion
greater trochanter
gluteus minimus action
abducts and medially rotates hip
gluteus minimus nerve
superior gluteal nerve
piriformis origin
anterolateral surface of sacrum
piriformis insertion
greater trochanter
piriformis action
laterally rotates hip
piriformis nerve
S1-S2, L5
what muscle causes sciatica
piriformis
obturator internus origin
greater sciatic notch
obturator internus insertion
greater trochanter
obturator internus action
laterally rotates hip
obturator internus nerve
L5, S1
gemellus (superior/inferior) origin
ischial spine
gemellus (superior/inferior) insertion
greater trochanter
gemellus (superior/inferior) action
laterally rotates hip
gemellus (superior/inferior) nerve
L5,S1
quadratus femoris origin
ischial tuberosity
quadratus femoris insertion
greater trochanter
quadratus femoris action
laterally rotates hip
quadratus femoris nerve
L5,S1