The superior gluteal nerve is a nerve that originates in the pelvis and supplies the gluteus medius, the gluteus minimus, and the tensor fasciae latae muscles.
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... Tensor fascia latae is innervated by the superior gluteal nerve, L4, L5 and S1 ... At its origins of the anterior rami of L4, L5, and S1 nerves, the superior gluteal nerve exits the pelvis via greater sciatic foramen superior to the ... The nerve also courses between the gluteus medius and minimus ...
... Gluteal gait is an abnormal gait caused by neurological problems ... If the superior gluteal nerve or obturator nerves are injured, they fail to control the gluteus minimus and medius muscles properly, thus producing an inability to tilt the pelvis upward while swinging the leg ... Injury to the superior gluteal nerve results in a characteristic motor loss, resulting in a disabling gluteus medius limp, to compensate for weakened abduction of the thigh by the gluteus medius ...
... Muscle Origin Insertion Artery Nerve Action Antagonist gluteus maximus muscle Gluteal surface of ilium, lumbar fascia, sacrum, sacrotuberous ligament Gluteal tuberosity ... lateral rotator group gluteus minimus muscle Gluteal surface of ilium, under gluteus medius ... Greater trochanter of the femur superior gluteal artery superior gluteal nerve (L4, L5, S1 nerve roots) Works in concert with gluteus medius ...
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