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Popliteal fossa: muscles arrangement
The two Semi's go together, Semimembranosus and Semitendonosus.
The Membranosus is Medial and since the two semis go together, Semitendonosus is also medial.
Therefore, Biceps Femoris has to be lateral.
Of the semi's, to remember which one is superficial: the Tendonosus is on Top.
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---Anonymous Contributor
 
Soleus vs. gastrocnemius muscle function
"Stand on your Soles. Explosive gas":
You stand on soles of your shoes, so Soleus is for posture.
Gasoline is explosive, so Gastrocnemius is for explosive movement.
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---Robert O'Connor University College Dublin
 
Inversion vs. eversion muscles in leg
Second letter rule for inversion/eversion:
· Eversion muscles:
pErineus longus
pErineus brevis
pErineus terius
· Inversion muscles:
tIbialis anterior
tIbialis posterior
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---Robert O'Connor University College Dublin
 
Plantarflexion vs. dorsiflexion
Plantar flexion occurs when you squish a Plant with your foot.
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---Anonymous Contributor
 
Adductor magnus innervation
"AM SO!":
Adductor Magnus innervated by Sciatic and Obturator.
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---Robert O'Connor University College Dublin
 
Hip: lateral rotators
"Piece Goods Often Go On Quilts":
Piriformis
Gemellus superior
Obturator internus
Gemellus inferior
Obturator externus
Quadratus femoris
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Hip: lateral rotators
"Play Golf Or Go On Quaaludes":
· From top to bottom:
Piriformis
Gemellus superior
Obturator internus
Gemellus inferior
Obturator externus
Quadratus femoris
· Alternatively: "P-GO-GO-Q".
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---Lior Greenberg Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
 
Psoas major: innervation
If you hit L2, 3, 4
Psoas gets sore!
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---Usman Ahmad KMC
 
Leg: anterior muscles of leg
"The Hospitals Are Not Dirty Places":
T: Tibialis anterior
H: extensor Hallucis longus
A: anterior tibial Artery
N: deep fibular Nerve
D: extensor Digitorum longus
P: Peronius tertius [aka fibularis tertius]
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---Hemant Ekbote/Amit Dixit Mgm's medical college India
 
Lower limb peripheral nerve injurys
"Drop into a DEeP PIT and shuffle your way out":
Foot Drop results from Dorsiflexors and Evertors paralysis, due to common Peroneal nerve lesion.
Plantarflexion and Inversion impairment due to Tibial nerve lesion, results in a shuffling gait.
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---Monica Therese Cating University of the Philippines College of Medicine
 
 
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