The adductor magnus muscle can cause groin, pelvic, and thigh pain. The pain ranges from dull annoying aches to sharp, stabbing pain.
The biceps femoris muscle can cause and contribute to pain in the back of the knee and the back of the thigh. Pain is often experienced when rising from a seated position.
The semimembranosus muscle can cause and contribute to pain below the buttock, the back The semitendinosus muscle can cause and contribute to pain below the buttock, the back of the thigh and the back of the knee. There is often an aching pain down the back of the thigh while sleeping.of the thigh and the back of the knee. Pain intensifies when walking.
The adductor longus can cause and contribute to pain on the outside of the front of the thigh near the hip joint. It is a prime contributor to groin pain. Movement is restricted in the hip and thigh.
The adductor brevis muscle contributes to pain in the groin, pelvis, and thigh. It can also cause deep aching pain in the hip and pain above the knee.
The sartorius muscle can cause and contribute to burning stinging down the thigh to the inside of the knee. The inside of the knee may be hypersensitive to touch and pressure.
The vastus intermedius muscle can cause and contribute pain down the front of the thigh and knees. Pain increases when walking up an incline or stairs.
The vastus medialis can cause and contribute to pain on the inside of the knee and front of the thigh. Dysfunction in this muscle will cause your knee to buckle. It is one of the four quadriceps muscles.
The quadratus lumborum muscle is known for sharp pain in the lower back and aching hip pain. Contributes to pain in the buttocks, groin and abdominal areas.
The piriformis muscle contributes to pain in the low back, buttocks, hip, and hip joint, pelvic area, and pain down the back of the thigh.
The gluteus maximus is the large muscle of the buttock. It contributes to low back, hip joint, and tailbone area. The muscles can also cause a burning and tingling sensation.
The iliopsoas muscles can contribute to lower back, abdomen, groin, upper leg, and pelvic pain. Standing from a sitting position is painful.
The gluteus medius is located in the hip and buttocks. It can contribute to pain in the low back, hip, buttock, and down the outside of the upper leg.
The gluteus minimus muscle can contribute to pain in the buttocks, hip, thigh, calf and ankle. Glute minimus dysfunction makes it difficult to cross legs.
The rectus femoris muscle contributes to knee and thigh pain. It also contributes to restless leg syndrome and "knee bugs".
The pectineus muscle can cause and contribute to pain in the fold of the leg as well as the groin and pelvis. Pain increases when walking. Sleeping with a pillow between the knees will sometimes help ease night time aching.