Gemellus muscles

Gemellus muscles

Where are the Gemellus muscles?

The Gluteus maximus is the largest muscle around your ass from around the bone (Sacrum) Diagonally downward into the top of the leg.

What is The Function of the Gemellus?

Rotates the thigh laterally; also helps abduct the flexed thigh.

Origin and Insertion of Superior Gemellus

Origin: Ischial spine
Insertion: Medial surface of greater trochanter of femur, in common with obturator internus

Gemellus muscles Fact

Gemellus means twin. This is because there are two muscles that are similar one above the other.