Anatomy of the Butt (buttocks)

July 21, 2016

The gluteal region is an area of the human anatomy that is 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 that abduct and the femur, this includes…