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Gluteus Medius

Attachments?
Fiber direction?
Palpation?
Attachments - the deltoid of the hip
- Gluteal surface of the ilium between iliac crest and anterior and posterior gluteal lines
- Greater trochanter

Fiber direction - broom brush - narrow end @trochanter

Palpate: Side lying, hands form pie shape, ABduct hip
Piriformis

Attachments?
Fiber direction?
Palpation?
Attachments -
- Anterior surface of the sacrum
- Greater trochanter

Fiber direction -Almost horizontal

Palpate: Prone, hands form T - laterally rotate against resistance
ADductor group

Attachments?
Fiber direction?
Palpation?
Attachments -
- Various spots of inferior medial portion of the pelvis
- Various parts of medial femur - except gracilis attaches to tibia


Fiber direction - mostly vertical

Palpate: Supine, with hip slightly flexed and laterally rotated, ADduct hip against resistance
Sartorius

Attachments?
Fiber direction?
Palpation?
Attachments - longest muscle in the body ; taylor muscle
- ASIS
- Proximal medial shaft of tibia

Fiber direction - Diagonal from hip to medial knee

Palpate: Supine, with leg crossed at knee, raising knee towards ceiling
Iliacus

Attachments?
Fiber direction?
Palpation?
Attachments -
- Iliac fossa
- Lesser trochanter

Fiber direction - Filling inside hip, mostly vertical
Palpate: Sidelying, knees bent, lifting knee towards chest, fingers curling inside hip bone
Extensor Digitorum Longus

Attachments?
Fiber direction?
Palpation?
Attachments -
- Proximal anterior shaft of fibula, interosseous membrane
- Middle and distal phalanges of 2nd - 5th toes

Fiber direction - Vertical, spiral

Palpate: Supine, extending toes. Invert and EVERT foot.
Extensor Hallucis Longus

Attachments?
Fiber direction?
Palpation?
Attachments -
Middle anterior shaft of fibula and interosseous membrane
- Distal phalange of 1st toe

Fiber direction - Vertical
Palpate: Supine, extending 1st toe. INVERTS foot.
Peroneus Brevis

Attachments?
Fiber direction?
Palpation?
Attachments -
- Distal 2/3 of lateral fibula
- Tuberocity of the 5th metatarsal

Fiber direction - Vertical
Palpate: Supine, find lateral malleolus, relax and EVERT foot.