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Trigger Point Blog — Sartorius

Trigger Point Therapy - Treating Sartorius

Posted by Judith Winer on

Sartorius - Common Trigger Point Sites   Sartorius is the most superficial muscle of the anterior thigh and is also the longest strap muscle in the body. The medial border of the upper third of this muscle forms the lateral boundary of the femoral triangle (adductor longus forms the medial boundary, and the inguinal ligament forms the superior boundary). The action of sartorius is to put the lower limbs in the seated cross-legged position of the tailor (hence its name from the Latin "sator" meaning tailor.). Satellite Myofascial Trigger Points The sartorius decelerates extension and medial rotation at the hip joint and extension at...

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