Gluteus Medius


Summary

Location:In the buttocks, on the lateral, outer side of the hip, below the gluteus maximus.

Information

Group:Hip and Pelvis
Subgroup:Glutes
Side(s) of body:Back
Function/Action:Hip Abductor, Hip Medial Rotator, Hip Stabiliser, Pelvic Lateral Flexor

Details

Joint:Hip
Bone:Femur
Origin:External surface of ilium.
Insertion:Greater trochanter of femur.