Adductor Brevis is the smallest and shortest of the five adductor muscles with the others being Adductor longus, Adductor magnus, Gracilis and Pectineus.

Origin (where it starts from)

  • The pubic bone

Insertion (where it inserts into)

  • Upper part of the femur or thigh bone.

Actions (what does it do?)

  • Hip adduction
  • Hip flexion

Which nerve makes it move?

  • Obturator nerve

Everyday uses

  • Bringing your second leg into the car

How can I stretch it?

How can I strengthen it?

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