Pictured above is the deepest of the quadriceps, the vastus intermedius. The leg on the right has the vastus intermedius labeled. The leg on the left has all the muscles that cross your thigh in the region of the vastus intermedius plus the IT Band. Many people with pain in the IT Band region of their body have tightness in the vastus intermedius muscle and could benefit from releasing that tension. All of the muscles in the left leg are see-through so that you can appreciate the location and size of each muscle relative to the others.
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Click here to view the quads all together.
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