Hamstrings (Biceps Femoris)

Note:
BETA
Region
Pelvis
TCM Organ
Yin/Yang
Yang
TCM Element
Muscle Physical
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Meridian Psychology
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Organ Physical
Back erector spinae hamstrings occiput

Muscle

Origin of Long Head: Ischial tuberosity and sacrotuberous ligament.

Origin of Short Head: Lateral side of the head of the Linea aspera, lateral supracondyle of femur, and lateral intermuscular septum.

Insertion: lateral side of the head of the fibula, lateral condyle of the tibia, and deep fascia on the lateral side of the leg.

Action: Flexes and laterally rotates the knee joint, and extends and assists with extension and lateral rotation of the hip joint.

Biceps Femoris Long
Biceps Femoris Long
Biceps Femoris Short
Biceps Femoris Short

Monitoring

Position: Lying prone, flex the knee 60°.

Rotation: Thigh laterally rotated.

Stabilise: On the sacrum.

Monitor: Apply pressure on the ankle in the direction of knee extension

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Corrections

Nerve Supply: Sciatic (tibial branch) - L4, L5, S1, S2.

Visceral Nerves:

Sympathetic: L1-L3

Parasympathetic: S2

Neuro-Lymphatic Reflex:

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.