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quadratus

(quad-rā'tŭs),
Four sided or square; used to refer to the quadrate (q.) muscles.
[L. quadro, quadratus, to make square, fr. quattuor, four.]
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Persistent sciatica induced by quadratus femoris muscle tear and treated by surgical decompression: a case report.
We used a four-channel EMG device (ME3000P8 muscle tester, Mega Electronics Ltd, Finland) for recording simultaneously four muscle groups; extensor carpi radialis, palmaris longus, pronator quadratus, flexor digitorum superficialis.
After articular capsule and short external rotators (Including piriformis, superior gemellus, inferior gemellus, quadratus femoris) were reattached to the posterior border of the greater trochanter by several bone holes after replacement, one of our researchers, who did not involve in the operation and in evaluation of the results, was responsible for opening these envelopes and preparing the study medication.
When she puts her leg on the barre, she keeps it no higher than 90 degrees and adds in a side cambre to get at her quadratus lumborum muscle in her lower back which sometimes gets tight.
The mechanism of injury of the quadratus femoris in a tennis player was speculated to be due to a strong eccentric contraction in a closed kinetic chain to try to control hip internal rotation during the end phase of serving (2).
This technique provides high temporal resolution of surface muscle activity but is limited in its ability to evaluate deep muscles such as the quadratus lumborum (QL) and transversus abdominus (TA).
The lesion also involved the right quadratus lumborum muscle and the right erector spinae muscle [Figure 1]b.
Dynamic stabilizers of the DRUJ are the pronator quadratus and extensor carpi ulnaris muscles.
Deep core muscles provide dynamic support to individual segments in the spine, they are transversus abdominis, multifidus, and quadratus lumborum.
101 The stretches included the stretching of gross musculature (lower back, hamstrings, neural hamstrings, quadriceps, hip flexors, trunk extensors, obliques, quadratus lumborum, groin, calves, triceps and neck) for 30 s, with each stretch repeated three times.
These are made up of several muscle groups: The "abs" at the front of your abdomen; the internal and external obliques in the front and sides of the abdomen; the transversus muscles that run horizontally across your lower abdomen, the erector spinae (the large muscles on either side of your spinal core), the scapulae (the muscles that surround your shoulder blades), the gluteus muscles in your hips and buttocks, and the iliopsoas and quadratus lumborum muscles in your pelvis.
Try to capture as much of the lateral aspects of the thoracolumbar aponeurosis, iliocostalis lumborum, and quadratus lumborum, with each successive stroke moving deeper and slower.

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