Where Is the Gluteus medius?
What are the Symptoms of a Gluteus Medius tear?
The Gluteus medius tendon typically tears from the osseous insertion.
Lateral thigh pain and abduction weakness indicate muscle possible Gluteus medius tear.
Gluteus medius tears occur more often in women than in men.
What is The Function of the Gluteus Medius?
Abducts the femur.
Internally rotates the thigh.
Origin and Insertion of Gluteus Medius
Around the top of the butt. Outer surface of ilium between posterior and middle gluteal lines
Attaches to the top of the bone. Posterolateral surface of greater trocanter of femur
Stretches the Gluteus Medius
Strengthen the Gluteus Medius