• posterior thigh
  • It courses down the midline of the posterior thigh and branches into the tibial and common peroneal nerves usually in the popliteal fossa. (usra.ca)
  • The posterior femoral cutaneous nerve (S1-3) (figs. 14-2 and 14-3 ) passes posteriorward through the greater sciatic foramen just inferior to the piriformis, descends deep to the gluteus maximus and continues to the middle of the posterior thigh, where it pierces the fascia, and will ultimately reach the calf. (dartmouth.edu)
  • The sciatic nerve descends under cover of the gluteus maximus and then along the middle of the posterior thigh. (dartmouth.edu)
  • lower
  • The areas most commonly affected by the CECS are lower leg, forearm, and thigh muscles. (sportsmd.com)
  • The gluteus maximus, a large muscle with numerous attachments, is a powerful extensor of the thigh or of the trunk lower limbs are in a fixed position. (dartmouth.edu)