Adductor Longus

Adductor Longus is the middle of the three short adductor muscles. Groin strains are common injuries to the adductor muscles, which occur without a thorough warm-up or in individuals with chronically tight or weak adductor muscles.

Origin

  • Superior pubic ramus, just below the crest.

Insertion

  • Middle third of the linea aspera of the femur.  

Actions

  • Hip adduction.  
  • Hip flexion.  

Innervation

  • Obturator nerve.  

Daily uses

  • Bringing your second leg into the car.  

Example Strengthening Exercises

Example Stretches

Related injuries

Related muscles