ligament

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Related to Sacrotuberous ligament: Iliolumbar ligament, Sacrospinous ligament
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In some patients, the pudendal nerve may actually be attached to the anterior surface of the sacrotuberous ligament.
Repair of the sacrotuberous ligament was not traditionally performed as part of the transgluteal approach, but we believe that repair is important for stability of the sacroiliac joint.
It is hypothesised that force generated in the long head of biceps femoris affects sacrotuberous ligament tension, thereby dynamically influencing the sacroiliac joint.
Due to its proximal attachment on to the sacrotuberous ligament, gluteus maximus is thought to cause tightening of the ligament, giving dynamic joint stability and thereby reducing mobility (Vleeming et al.
The sides are created by the right and left pubic arch and the sacrotuberous ligaments (Figure 2).