Tensor Fascia Lata

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Tensor Fascia Lata
Muscle Type
Origin Anterior superior iliac spine
Insertion Iliotibial tract (via greater trochanter)
Action Hip - flexion, medial rotation, abduction, knee - lateral rotation, Torso - stabilization
Synergists
Antagonists
Spinal innervation L4, L5, S1
Peripheral Innervation Superior Gluteal Nerve
Vasculature Primarily lateral circumflex femoral artery, superior gluteal artery