Origins: Outer surface of the ilium behind the posterior gluteal line, adjacent to the posterior surface of the sacrum and coccyx, sacrotuberous ligament, aponeurosis of erector spinae (Sacrospinalis)
Insertion: Iliotibial tract of the fascia latae, gluteal tuberosity of the femur
Action: Extends and laterally rotates the hip joint and extends the trunk
Position: lying prone and hip in extension
Stabilise: opposite hip
Monitor: monitor by placing hand on lower hamstrings behind knee and apply pressure to push knee to table
Nerve Supply: Inferior gluteal - L5 & S1.
Anterior: Bilateral 2cm from the midline, 2cm superior to the pubic symphysis
Posterior: Bilateral transverse process of L2.
Neuro-Vascular Reflex: Bilateral frontal eminences.
Yuan Point: Bl64
Nutrition: Vit. A.