Dermatomes anatomy

Dermatomes and Myotomes: Upper & Lower Limb

Dermatomes: A dermatome is an area of skin which is chiefly supplied by a single spinal nerve. There are 8 cervical nerves (C1 denoting an anomaly with no dermatome), 12 thoracic nerves(T1-T12), 5 lumbar nerves(L1-L5)[...]

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leg muscles anatomy

Leg Muscles:Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Leg Muscles: Leg muscles are divided into three compartment-Anterior compartment of the leg Lateral compartment of the leg Posterior compartment of the leg

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Quadratus Femoris

Superior Gemellus:Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Superior Gemellus: The gemellus superior muscle is one of the muscles of the gluteal region.The Gemellus superior arises from the outer (gluteal) surface of the spine of the ischium, blends with the upper part of[...]

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Quadratus Femoris

Quadratus Femoris:Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Quadratus Femoris: The quadratus femoris is a flat, square-shaped muscle. Located on the posterior side of the hip joint. It is the most inferior of the deep gluteal muscles, located below the Gemelli and obturator[...]

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sartorius, pectineus, and quadriceps femoris

Thigh Muscles: Origin,Insertion,Nerve Supply & Action

Thigh Muscles: The thigh muscles can be divided into three segments- 1.Anterior Compartment 2.Medial Compartment 3. Posterior Compartment

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Tensor Fasciae Lata

Tensor Fasciae Lata: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Tensor Fasciae Lata: The tensor fasciae lata(TFL) is a small superficial muscle of the thigh which lies towards the anterior edge of the iliac crest. It is related to the gluteus maximus in function and[...]

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gluteal minimus

Gluteus Minimus: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Gluteus Minimus: The gluteus minimus, the shortest of the three gluteal muscles, is located immediately beneath the gluteus medius.The gluteus minimus is the deepest of the superficial gluteal muscles. It is similar in shape and[...]

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gluteal medius

Gluteus Medius: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Gluteus Medius: The gluteus medius muscle is fan-shaped and lies within to the gluteus maximus and the minimus. It is similar in shape and function to the gluteus minimus.Its posterior third is covered by the[...]

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gluteal maximus

Gluteus Maximus: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Gluteus Maximus: The gluteus maximus is the largest of the gluteal muscles. It is the main extensor muscle of the hip. It is also the most superficial, producing the shape of the buttocks.Origin: Originates from[...]

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Superficial Muscles of the gluteal region

Gluteal Muscles:Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Gluteal Muscles: The gluteal region is located posteriorly to the pelvic girdle, at the proximal end of the femur. The muscles in this section move the lower limb at the hip joint.The muscles of the[...]

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