• femur
  • The pelvitrochanteric muscles are given this name because they extend from the pelvic bone and course dorsally, crossing the hip, to insert either on or near the greater trochanter of the femur. (kenhub.com)
  • Fractures of the greater trochanter of the femur, femoral neck fractures and ruptures that may occur during the implantation of a total hip endoprosthesis can all cause the insufficiency of the posterior hip muscles. (kenhub.com)
  • This muscle connects the top of the femur to the spine, and it's the main muscle that allows for outward movement of the hip, upper leg, and foot from the body. (magicofhealthyfood.com)