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Muscle function: Hip flexion, adduction and external rotation. Knee flexion and internal rotation of Tibia.

Muscle origin: Anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS)

Muscle insertion: Proximal end of tibia below medial condyle via pes anserinus.

Nerve innervation: L2-3 (Lovett reactor C3-4)

Organ relationship: Sex organs and small intestine: T5-L4, S2-4 and Vagus

  • Sex organs
    • Sympathetic: male T10-L4 / female T5-L4
    • Parasympathetic: S2-4
  • Small intestine
    • Sympathetic: T8-11
    • Parasympathetic: Vagus
Client is supine. The test leg is flexed with the ankle placed just below the knee on the opposite leg, The knee is brought to the side creating an external rotation in the hip. Fiksate on top of the knee of the test leg with one hand and create a pull around ankel, trying to extend the leg along the shin, with the other hand.

Functional anatomy for


Related joints: SI, hip and knee joint


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.

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Move2Peak Academy ApS, Denmark