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Rocker-bottom shoes work the gluteal muscles and strengthen the lower back, says podiatrist Victoria Foley.
The gluteal muscles are made up of three individual muscles: The gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and the gluteus minimus.
Extensive muscle necrosis was noticed, which involved the piriformis, gluteal muscles, short external rotator muscles, and the quadriceps.
He is coming off a tweak to his gluteal muscles, the large, powerful group in his quarters that provides a horse with his power.
This article describes a patient who developed severe palsy of the hip abductor following repeated corticosteroid injections into the left gluteal muscles for treatment of chronic hip pain.
Daily exercises for abdominal and gluteal muscles help reduce strain on the spine.
The search was expanded by using the related terms: gluteal muscles, anatomy, structure, treatment, strengthening, impairment, exercise, training protocol and hip extension.
Regular stair climbing strengthens the major muscles of the lower body--the quadriceps, hamstrings, gluteal muscles, and hip flexors.
The muscles that are referred to as core muscles are not just the abdominals, the quadratus lumborum, and the erector spinae, but all of the muscles within the trunk and hips, including the obliques, the multifidi, and the gluteal muscles.
To protect the hips, it's the hip flexors and the gluteal muscles that need strengthening.
Rather than a link between serum ferritin and visceral fat alone, a positive association between waist to hips ratio and serum ferritin in men could also reflect wasting of the gluteal muscles and liver damage, respectively, from chronic alcohol abuse (3).
The histologic findings of a needle biopsy suggested a malignant spindle cell tumor, and, subsequently, a wide excision of the iliac bone along with the gluteal muscles was performed in May 1997.