Functional Anatomy – Iliacus


Iliacus is the most simple and direct hip flexor connectin the coxal bone to the femur as it passes over the hip joint.


Origin – Iliac fossa of the ilium

Insertion – lesser trochanter of the femur

Function – flexion of the hip

Wikipedia entry for iliacus.


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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