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mnemonics for muscles and innervation

Group 1 - BUN

FLEX your buns on long TRIPS

Group 1 Flexor muscles:

tensor fascia latae, rectus femoris, iliacus, psoas major, sartorius

Group 1- region, innervation, exceptions:

Anterior thigh - femoral n. - (TFL-superior glut.n.)

Group 2 - SHOE

EXTEND your shoe By Getting Shoe Stretchers

Group 2 - Extensor muscles:

biceps femoris, gluteus max., semimembranosus, semitendinosus

Group 2 - region, innervation, exceptions:

Posterior thigh - sciatic n. (tib.)- (glut.max-'s the most inferior of the 3 gluts.)

Group 3 - TREE

ABDUCT the Tiny Gray Goose from the tree.

Group 3 - Abductors:

tensor fascia latae, glut.medius, glut.minimus

Group 3 - region, innervation, exceptions:

Lateral glut.region - superior glut.n. - none

Group 4 - DOOR

A DUCT made A GAP in the door.

Group 4 - Adductors:

Add.brevis, add.longus, add.magnus, gracilis, pectineus

Group 4 - region, innervation, exceptions:

Medial thigh - obturator n. - (ext.head of add.magnus also extends, so it's nerve is the sciatic)

Group 5 - HIVE

ROTATE the hives, cuz they're gettin' giggity! (POOQGG)

Group 5 - Deep Rotators:

piriformis, obturator internus, obturator externus, quadratus femoris, gemellus inferior, gemellus superior

Group 5 - region, innervation, exceptions:

Deep posterior gluteal - varies - pirifomis/piri n. - - obt.ext/obt - quad.fem/ - gem.inf/quad.fem - gem.sup/

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