Adductor Longus

Adductor Longus Muscle

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 - Hip adduction using a resistance band.

Example Stretches - Long adductor stretch.