Gluteus Minimus

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Other Names

  • Hip
  • Hip Abductor

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  • Gluteus Minimus

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Movement

Hip

Attachments

Origin

  • Ilium
    • External Surface
      • Below the origin of the Gluteus Medius

Insertion

  • Femur
    • Greater Trochanter
      • Anterior Surface

Comments

Assists the Gluteus Medius pelvic stability so it does not sag when opposite side is not supported with leg. See Hip Abductor Weakness.

Gluteus Minimus

Gluteus Minimus Side View

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