Functional Rehab Academy


Muscle function: Hip flexion and external rotation. Control of Ilium.

Muscle origin: Iliac fossa

Muscle insertion: Lesser trochanter of femur

Nerve innervation: L1-L3 (Lovett reactor C3-4)

Organ relationship: Large intestine – T10-L2, S2-4 and Vagus

  • Sympathetic: T10-L2
  • Parasympathetic: Vagus and S2-4

Primary inhibatory muscles: Diaphragm, Quadratus lumborum, Psoas major (both sides), Adductor magnus, Piriformis, Semitendinosus, Semimembranosus, Biceps femoris

Client is supine. Test leg is straight and placed in full hip flexion and external rotation. Fiksate with one hand on the opposite hip and apply pressure on the test leg towards extension.

Functional anatomy for


Related joints: SI, hip and pubic joint

Myofascial lines: Deep front line


Release exercises

Corrective strength exercises

Functional Rehab Academy

Manual and practical therapy strategies that will help you find the root cause(s) and achieve faster and better results with your clients.

Functional Rehab Academy is a part of:
Move2Peak Academy ApS, Denmark