Thigh Muscles: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

The thigh muscle can be split into three sections:

  • AnteriorCompartment
  • Medial Compartment
  • PosteriorCompartment

Anterior Compartment of the thigh

Muscles in the anterior thigh are-


adductor of thigh muscles

Medial Compartment of the thigh

Muscles of the medial thigh are-

adductor muscles

Posterior Compartment of the thigh

The muscles in the posterior compartment of the thigh are-

biceps femoris Origin-Insertion