Where is the sartorius muscle?
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Interesting facts about the sartorius muscle:
- Known as the tailor’s muscle. Tailors would sit with their legs crossed while they sewed and would have pain along the path of the sartorius muscle.
- The sartorius is the longest muscle in the body.
Clinical diagnoses to which the sartorius muscle symptoms may contribute:
- Floating Patella
- Meniscus tear
- Muscle tear of the anterior thigh
- Anterior cruciate ligament tear
- Posterior cruciate ligament tear
- Sprain / Strain of the thigh or knee
- Rot-Bernhardt syndrome
Other muscles that should be considered and examined in conjunction with the Sartorius muscles:
- Adductor Longus and Adductor Brevis
- Adductor Magnus
- Rectus Femoris
- Vastus Lateralis
- Vastus Medialis
- Vastus Intermedius
- Gluteus Medius
- Gluteus Minimus
Satellite Trigger Points: Rectus femoris, Vastus medialis, Adductor magnus, Adductor longus, Adductor brevis
Affected Organ Systems: Urinary and Reproductive Systems
For detailed anatomy information see: Sartorius Muscle Anatomy
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