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Semimembranosus

Semimembranosus is the most medial of the three hamstring muscles. Chronically tight hamstrings are often a contributary factor to lower back pain and knee pain.

Origin

  • Ischial tuberosity.

Insertion

  • Posterior part of the medial condyle of the tibia.

Actions

  • Hip extension.
  • Knee flexion.
  • Internal rotation of the hip when the knee is flexed.

Innervation

  • Tibial part of the sciatic nerve.

Daily uses

  • Bending the knee to step over something.

Example strengthening exercises

Example stretches

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