Anatomy in detail.
The largest skeletal muscles of the body, the left and right gluteus maximus muscles form the superficial muscle layer of the buttocks.
The gluteus maximus muscles attach to multiple structures, many more than the current standard description covers.
The gluteus maximus muscles cover a lot of complicated anatomy in the posterior pelvic region.
For example, many smaller muscles (including the piriformis, gluteus minimus and gluteus medius) and a complex web of connective tissues which are prone to stress and pain when the gluteus maximus are not fully utilised.
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