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What is in contact with chair if you have little fat or muscle on your tush?
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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In brief: Iscial tuberosities
The "sit bones" are part of the pelvis called the ischial tuberosities.
The hamstring muscles also attach to these bones and there is a "bursa" which is a sac of fluid which protects the tendon of the muscles from rubbing against the bone. Sometimes these bursa get irritated and can cause pain where you sit. Also this is a common place for hamstring tears. Many treatments available to help.

In brief: Iscial tuberosities
The "sit bones" are part of the pelvis called the ischial tuberosities.
The hamstring muscles also attach to these bones and there is a "bursa" which is a sac of fluid which protects the tendon of the muscles from rubbing against the bone. Sometimes these bursa get irritated and can cause pain where you sit. Also this is a common place for hamstring tears. Many treatments available to help.
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