Sartorius muscle

In this article we will discuss about the Sartorius muscle. So, let’s get started.

Sartorius muscle

It originates from the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) and from the notch between ASIS and anterior inferior iliac spine and gets inserted into the superior part of the anteromedial surface of tibia in the pes anserinus. It is innervated by the femoral nerve and artery supply is through the femoral artery. It’s chief action is flexion, abduction, and lateral rotation of hip and flexion of knee. It is the longest muscle in the human body and overuse and inflammation of sartorius muscle causes pes anserinus bursitis.

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