Muscles of the Pelvis

The muscles of the pelvis form its floor. They support the pelvic organs, especially during increases in intra-abdominal pressure, and also aid in urinary and faecal continence. There are many muscles that form the pelvic floor, including puborectalis, pubococcygeus, iliococcygeus and coccygeus.

In this section, learn more about the pelvic floor, and the muscles of the pelvis.

+ Read more



Biceps Femoris

by Oliver Jones

Development of the Head and Neck

The Pharyngeal Arches

by Brijmohan Pandya


Circle of Willis

by Amber Kraczkowska