Tensor fasciae latae – Fascia lata

Nov 11, 2021 | Muscle


Outer edge of iliac crest between anterior superior iliac spine and iliac tubercle


Iliotibial tract on upper part of thigh. The iliotibial tract inserts at Gerdy’s tubercle in the lateral condyle of tibia.


Flexes, abducts thigh


Superior gluteal nerve (L4, L5, S1)


This muscle, along with gluteus maximus, draws the fascia lata upward, stabilizing the knee

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