Adductor Brevis

Adductor Brevis Muscle

Adductor Brevis is the smallest and shortest (hence the name brevis, meaning short in latin) 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 - Inferior ramus of the pubic bone Insertion.
Upper part 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 - Isometric hip adduction
Hip adduction using a resistance band.

Example Stretches - Short adductor stretch.