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PSOAS MAJOR
NERVE: lumbar plexus, L1, 2, 3
ATTACHMENTS: anterolateral lumbar spine TO THE lesser trocanter of femur
FUNCTIONS:
-flexes & laterally rotates femur
-flexes & laterally flexes trunk
-anterior tilt of pelvis
ILIACUS
NERVE: femoral nerve, L2, 3
ATTACHMENTS: internal ilium TO THE lesser trocanter
FUNCTIONS:
-flexes femur
-laterally rotates the femur
-anterior tilt of pelvis
GLUTEUS MAXIMUS
NERVE: inferior gluteal nerve, L5, S1, 2
ATTACHMENTS: posterior iliac crest, posterolateral sacrum, and the coccyx TO THE iliotibial band
FUNCTIONS:
-extends, laterally rotates, abducts, & adducts the femur
-posteriorly tilts pelvis
GLUTEUS MEDIUS
NERVE: superior gluteal nerve, L4, 5, S1
ATTACHMENTS: external ilium (inferior to iliac crest) TO THE greater trocanter
FUNCTIONS:
-abducts, flexes & extends, medially & laterally rotates the femur
-anteriorly & posteriorly tilts pelvis
GLUTEUS MINIMUS
NERVE: superior gluteal nerve, L4, 5, S1
ATTACHMENTS: external ilium TO THE greater trocanter
FUNCTIONS:
-abducts, flexes & extends, medially & laterally rotates the femur
-anteriorly & posteriorly tilts pelvis
TENSOR FASCIAE LATAE
NERVE: superior gluteal nerve, L4, 5, S1
ATTACHMENTS: ASIS to the IT Band
FUNCTIONS:
-flexes, abducts, medially rotates femur
-anteriorly tilts pelvis