Sciatic Nerve Block – Anterior

 

Patient Position:  Patient Supine

 

Landmarks:

 

Draw a line joining the greater and lesser trochanter.

 

Trisect the inguinal ligament and draw a line perpendicular from the junction of the medial and middle third. 

 

Where this line joins the first line above the lesser trochanter is the needle entry point.

 

Endpoints:   Elicit dorsiflexion or plantar flexion of the foot.

 

 

 

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