Anatomy of the Butt (buttocks)

September 28, 2022

The gluteal region is an area of the human anatomy placed posteriorly to the pelvic girdle at the proximal tip of the femur. The muscles in this area provide movement to the lower limb at the hip joint. The muscles of the gluteal area can be classified into two unique groups. Superficial abductors and extenders: A group of large muscles abduct the femur; this includes the tensor fascia lata, gluteus minimus,…