Muscles of the lower limb

Last revised by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking on 24 Aug 2021

The muscles of the lower limb are numerous and complex. Their origins and insertions are difficult to remember, and they are best considered as parts of general functional groups.

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1 : anterior leg muscles
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  • Figure 2 : superifical calf muscles
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  • Figure 3 : thigh muscles : cross-sectional scrollable anatomy
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