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|Nerve Type||Mixed nerve|
|Origin||L4, L5, S1, S2, S3|
|Course||Exits the pelvis through the greater sciatic foramen to enter the leg between ischial tuberosity and femoral greater trochanter, then courses inferiorly through the posterior compartment of the thigh.|
|Major Branches||Tibial Nerve, Common Peroneal Nerve|
|Sensory innervation||No direct sensory function, but has indirect sensory supply to the foot (tibial nerve, common peroneal nerve) and leg (except medial portion which is saphenous nerve)|
|Motor innervation||Extensive motor innervation to thigh, leg, ankle, foot.|