Ortho Oracle - orthopaedic operative atlas
Home » Nerves Menu » Adductor Brevis

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