Iliopsoas – Functional Anatomy


Iliopsoas is complex. For more details, see psoas major or iliacus.


Origin – vertebral bodies of T12-L4, transverse processes of L1-L5, Iliac fossa of the ilium

Insertion – lesser trochanter of the femur

Function – flexion of the hip, lateral flexion of the trunk

Wikipedia entry for iliopsoas


Tony Preston has a practice in Atlanta, Georgia where he sees clients.

He has written and taught about anatomy, trigger points and cranial therapies since the mid-90s.

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