gluteus minimus

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Related to gluteus minimus: gluteus medius, Piriformis
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the innermost of the three gluteal muscles

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It has now been revealed that the gluteus minimus muscle had pulled away and put pressure on the bone and she has been told to use crutches to relieve the strain.
The gluteus maximus muscle was smaller than on the right side; the left gluteus minimus muscle was almost completely atrophied.
The main functions of the gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, and tensor fascia lata muscles are the abduction and the internal rotation of the leg (Donofrio, Bird, Assimos, & Mathes, 1998; Willick, Margherita, & Carter, 1998).
The gluteus medius and gluteus minimus are two smaller muscles that lie on the side of your hip.
The gluteal muscles are made up of three individual muscles: The gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and the gluteus minimus.