Piriformis


Summary

Location:In the hip region, deep within the buttocks, behind the gluteus maximus.

Information

Group:Hip and Pelvis
Side(s) of body:Back
Function/Action:Hip Lateral Rotator, Hip Stabiliser

Details

Joint:Hip
Bone:Sacrum, Femur
Origin:Anterior surface of sacrum.
Insertion:Superior border of greater trochanter of femur.