biceps femoris Origin-Insertion

Semimembranosus: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Semimembranosus: The semimembranosus is flattened and broad muscle. It is located underneath the semitendinosus.

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Gracilis

Gracilis :Origin,Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Gracilis: It is the most superficial and medial of the muscles in the medial compartment of the thigh. The Gracilis crosses at both the hip and knee joints.

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obturator externus

Obturator Externus:Origin,Insertion,Action & Nerve Supply

Obturator Externus: Obturator Externus is one of the smaller muscles of the medial thigh, and it’s located most superiorly.  

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adductor muscles

Adductor Longus: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Adductor Longus: The adductor longus muscle is a large, flat. The adductor longus partially covers the adductor brevis and Magnus. The muscle forms the medial border of the femoral triangle.

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adductor of thigh muscles

Sartorius: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Sartorius: The sartorius muscle is the longest muscle in the body. The sartorius muscle is positioned more superficially than the other in the leg muscles.

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biceps femoris Origin-Insertion

Biceps Femoris: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Biceps Femoris: The biceps femoris muscle has two heads – a long head and a short head. Biceps Femoris is the most lateral of the muscles in the posterior thigh – the common tendon can[...]

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adductor of thigh muscles

Pectineus: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Pectineus: The pectineus is a flat muscle that forms the base of the femoral triangle. It has dual innervation, and thus considered a transitional muscle between anterior and medial thigh compartments.

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Sciatic Nerve Course

Sciatic Nerve:Course,Motor & Sensory Innervation

Sciatic Nerve: The sciatic nerve is a long nerve in humans. It begins in the lower back and travels through the buttock and down the lower limb. The sciatic nerve provides the connection to the[...]

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adductor muscles

Adductor Magnus :Origin,Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Adductor Magnus: The Adductor Magnus’ muscle is the largest muscle in the medial compartment of the thigh. It lies posteriorly to the other muscles.The muscle divided into two parts; the adductor part, and the hamstring[...]

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deltoid muscle

Deltoid: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Deltoid: The deltoid is a thick muscle that covers the shoulder. The deltoid muscle is separated into three parts -an anterior, middle and posterior part.

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