Hamstrings (Semitendinosus/ Semimembranosus)

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: Tuberosity of Ischium

Insertion: Proximal medial surface of body of tibia. Medial condyle of tibia.

Action: Flexes and medially rotates the knee joint. Extends & assists in medial rotation of hip joint.

Semitendinosus
Semitendinosus
Semimembranosus
Semimembranosus

Monitoring

Position: Lying prone, flex the knee 60°.

Rotation: Thigh medially 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.