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Illiac Region Muscles - Chapter Summary
Our instructors present topics related to muscles of the illiac region of the human body in this chapter. These lessons cover the function of these muscles, possible injuries and other related muscles. Professional instructors have written these learning tools, so you can feel confident you're learning the most accurate information possible. As a great way to test your understanding ahead of an exam, we've provided short quizzes after each lesson. Feel free to reach out to an instructor with any questions you might have along the way. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:
- Define the iliacus muscle and list its functions
- Outline the symptoms and injuries associated with iliacus muscle dysfunction
- Identify the function and attachments of the psoas major muscle
- Detail pain and injury in the psoas major muscle
1. Iliacus Muscle: Definition & Function
The iliacus muscle is a muscle located in the front of the hips that is involved in the movement of the upper legs. In this lesson, learn about the definition and function of the iliacus muscle.
2. Iliacus Muscle Dysfunction: Symptoms & Injuries
The iliacus is a muscle of the pelvis and upper thighs that frequently becomes injured and painful. Dive into this lesson to learn more about this type of injury, including its various symptoms.
3. Psoas Major Muscle: Definition, Function & Attachments
The psoas major is a long muscle in the lower back and pelvis that serves many different functions in the body. Be sure to read this lesson to learn all types of interesting facts about this important muscle!
4. Psoas Major Muscle Pain & Injury
The psoas major muscle is a large part of the hip flexor muscles and lower back region. This lesson will discuss pain and injury to the psoas major muscle.
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Other chapters within the Muscles of the Body for Health Professionals course
- Muscles of the Head
- Muscles of the Mouth
- Muscles of the Tongue
- Muscles of the Neck
- Muscles of the Shoulder
- Muscle Dysfunction in the Head, Neck & Shoulders
- Muscles of the Chest
- Muscles of the Abdomen
- Muscles of the Upper Arm
- Muscles of the Forearm
- Muscles of the Hand
- Muscles of the Back
- Muscles of the Pelvis
- Gluteal Muscles
- Muscles of the Thigh
- Muscles of the Leg
- Muscles of the Foot
- Tendonitis & Muscle Tears