MUSCLES MOVING LOWER EXTREMITY<br />
:<br />MUSCLES THAT MOVE THE HIP/THIGH<br />Muscle			             Origin		         Insertion<br />
FLEXORSOF THE HIP/THIGH<br />Psoas major<br />Iliacus<br />
HIP OR THIGH ADDUCTORS<br />(Adductors also flex the hip)<br />GRACILIS<br />
HIP OR THIGH EXTENSORS<br />GLUTEUS MAXIMUS<br />
HIP OR THIGH ABDUCTORS<br />Gluteus medius<br />Gluteus minimus<br />
HIP ABDUCTORS<br />Gluteus minimus<br />
MEDIAL ROTATORS OF THE THIGH<br />Gracilis                                  Gluteus medius & minimus<br />Tensor fasciae l...
LATERAL ROTATORS OF THE THIGH<br />
LATERAL ROTATORS OF THE THIGH<br />Pectineus<br />Piriformis<br />Adductor magnus<br />
MUSCLES OF THE LEG & FOOT <br />Muscle                                   Origin	                                Insertion<...
EXTENSORS OF THE KNEE<br />
FLEXORS OF THE KNEE<br />
ROTATORS OF THE LEG<br />Medially rotates<br />Laterally rotates <br />
MUSCLES OF THE LEG & FOOT<br />Muscle                                           Origin                                    ...
PLANTAR FLEXORS OF THE FOOT<br />
PLANTAR FLEXORS OF THE FOOT<br />Tibialis posterior<br />Flexor hallucis longus<br />Flexor digitorum longus<br />Fibulari...
DORSIFLEXORS OF THE FOOT<br />
INVERTERS OF THE FOOT<br />
EVERTERS OF THE FOOT<br />Fibularis longus			     Fibularis brevis<br />
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  1. 1. MUSCLES MOVING LOWER EXTREMITY<br />
  2. 2. :<br />MUSCLES THAT MOVE THE HIP/THIGH<br />Muscle Origin Insertion<br />
  3. 3. FLEXORSOF THE HIP/THIGH<br />Psoas major<br />Iliacus<br />
  4. 4. HIP OR THIGH ADDUCTORS<br />(Adductors also flex the hip)<br />GRACILIS<br />
  5. 5. HIP OR THIGH EXTENSORS<br />GLUTEUS MAXIMUS<br />
  6. 6. HIP OR THIGH ABDUCTORS<br />Gluteus medius<br />Gluteus minimus<br />
  7. 7. HIP ABDUCTORS<br />Gluteus minimus<br />
  8. 8. MEDIAL ROTATORS OF THE THIGH<br />Gracilis Gluteus medius & minimus<br />Tensor fasciae latae<br />
  9. 9. LATERAL ROTATORS OF THE THIGH<br />
  10. 10. LATERAL ROTATORS OF THE THIGH<br />Pectineus<br />Piriformis<br />Adductor magnus<br />
  11. 11. MUSCLES OF THE LEG & FOOT <br />Muscle Origin Insertion<br />
  12. 12. EXTENSORS OF THE KNEE<br />
  13. 13. FLEXORS OF THE KNEE<br />
  14. 14. ROTATORS OF THE LEG<br />Medially rotates<br />Laterally rotates <br />
  15. 15. MUSCLES OF THE LEG & FOOT<br />Muscle Origin Insertion<br />
  16. 16. PLANTAR FLEXORS OF THE FOOT<br />
  17. 17. PLANTAR FLEXORS OF THE FOOT<br />Tibialis posterior<br />Flexor hallucis longus<br />Flexor digitorum longus<br />Fibularis longus <br />
  18. 18. DORSIFLEXORS OF THE FOOT<br />
  19. 19. INVERTERS OF THE FOOT<br />
  20. 20. EVERTERS OF THE FOOT<br />Fibularis longus Fibularis brevis<br />
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