Sciatic Nerve Block – Anterior


Patient Position:  Patient Supine




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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