|Muscle Group:||Lower Extremities - Legs - Front|
|Symptoms and Referred Pain:|
|The pectineus will refer pain directly over the muscle, which is located in the front of the pelvis. Pain may also be felt deep into the groin as well as in the hip joint.
If you have pectineus trigger points, you will most likely be experiencing pain or dysfunction from adductor and/or iliopsoas trigger points as well. Consider reading the sections on these muscles.
You may also notice restriction in the ability to sit with the legs crossed and knees out, such as in the lotus position.
|Muscle Description:||The pectineus will flex the hip and bring the thighs together.|