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Tensor Fascia Latae

Description

Origin :

  • Anterior superior iliac spine, outer lip of anterior iliac crest and fascia lata.

Insertion :

  • Iliotibial band.

Innervation :

  • Superior gluteal nerve (L4, L5, S1).

Arterial Supply :

  • Superior gluteal and lateral circumflex femoral artery.

Depth :

  • Superficial

Action

Action :

  • Helps stabilize and steady the hip and knee joints by putting tension on the iliotibial band of fascia.
Target Muscles Target MusclesHelps stabilize and steady the hip and knee joints by putting tension on the iliotibial band of fascia.