There are 4 primary places of the smaller sized muscle mass that comprise the overall hip flexor muscle mass: the abdomen/hip area, the front of the thigh, the gluteus, and the within thigh/groin. The Psoas Major is a tapered muscle mass that runs along the front of your pelvic bone down to your hip joint; it is most likely the most vital of the hip flexor muscles. The Psoas Minor likewise assists in this duty; however just concerning 50% of people have this muscle!
The Liliaceous Muscle lies right close to the Psoas; however it is a much smaller, triangular muscular tissue. The Liliaceous is actually crucial for two sorts of movements, the very first: open-chained (like when you are standing), it helps to elevate the leg/knee ahead. In closed-chained placements (think relaxing), it can help raise the top half of the upper body up, like in a sit-up. Because of the heavy tons typically placed on the Liliaceous it is typically a source of hip flexor pain.