Sartorius

Where Is the Sartorius?

The Sartorius Muscle starts on the upper pelvis on the front outside and crosses over the front of the leg down to the inside of the lower knee.

The sartorius muscle is the longest muscle in the human body.

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What are the Symptoms of a Sartorius strain or tear?

A Sartorius muscle strain or tear will cause pain across the front of the hip and radiate down to the inside of the knee.

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Pain and weakness will occur when turning the leg outward or lifting the leg.

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Sitting with legs up and crossed for long periods of time will cause a dull achy pain in the Sartorious muscle.

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What is The Function of the Sartorius?

Lifts the leg up (Flexes)
Lifts the leg sideways (abducts)
Turns the leg outwards (Laterally rotates)

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Sartorious Muscle

Origin and Insertion of Sartorius

Origin:
Anterior Super iliac spine and wee bit below.
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Insertion:
anteromedial surface of the upper tibia in the pes anserinus.
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Fact: Did you know the Sartorious muscle is the longest muscle in the body.