gluteus medius muscle


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glu·te·us me·di·us mus·cle

(glū-tē'ŭs mē'dē-ŭs mŭs'ĕl) [TA]
Origin, ilium between anterior and posterior gluteal lines; insertion, lateral surface of greater trochanter; action, abducts and rotates thigh; nerve supply, superior gluteal.
Synonym(s): musculus gluteus medius [TA] .

gluteus medius muscle

Thigh muscle. Origin: lower half of ilium. Insertion: proximal medial tibia. Nerve: obturator (L2-L3). Action: adducts, flexes, and medially rotates thigh.
See also: muscle
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Asymmetry of stiffness of lumbar erector spinae after physiotherapy exercises decreased as well 45% while lying and 54% while standing; however, it was lesser than that of gluteus medius muscles.
The effect of foot wedging on electromyographic activity in the erector spinae and gluteus medius muscles during walking, 18:81-91.
The right and left gluteus medius muscles alone contributed on average to greater than 40 percent of the controller response for internal perturbations.
If done correctly, this pose energizes and stabilizes the inner thighs and strengthens the gluteus medius muscles.