The Hip: Preservation, Replacement and Revision

Adductor Brevis

Origin: outer surface of inferior ramus of pubis;
Insertion: on a line extending from lesser trochaner to linea aspera and proximal 1/4 of linea aspera;
Action: adduction of the femur at the hip; lateral rotation as it adducts the thigh.  some assistance to femur flexion at the hip;
Nerve Supply:  Obturator,  L2, L3L4;  (See Innervation)
Synergists: GracilisPectineus

Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 2:22 pm