The two most common causes of gluteus medius muscle pain include gluteus medius tears and trochanteric bursitis, notes UCSan Diego Health. The gluteus medius is one of the important muscles surrounding the hip, and it is... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

A few ways to massage the gluteus maximus muscle include using the forearm for broad strokes, the elbow for depth and the hands to knead the muscles in the buttocks and hips, according to Linda Fehrs, LMT, of the Institu... More » Health Fitness & Exercise

The gluteus minimus is located under the gluteus medius. It is at the top of the hip and extends from the area of the pelvic bone. More » Science Human Anatomy Muscles
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