anatomy of the knee joint

Knee Joint:Anatomy,Movement & Muscle involvement

The knee joint is one of the hardest and most crucial joints in the human body. It provides the lower leg to move relative to the thigh while holding the body’s weight. Activities at the[...]

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Veins of the Upper Limb

Upper Limbs Veins

The Axillary Vein •This large vessel lies on the medial side of the axillary artery. •It fully overlaps the artery anteriorly while the arm is abducted. •The axillary vein, the extension of the basilic vein,[...]

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anterior muscle attachment of leg

Fibula Anatomy: Bony Landmarks & Muscle Attachment

The fibula is the long, thin and lateral bone of the leg. It runs parallel to the tibia and plays a notable role in stabilizing the ankle joint and supporting the muscles of the lower[...]

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Femur Anatomy: Bony Landmarks & Muscle Attachment

The femur is classed as a long bone, only bone in the thigh, and the longest bone in the body. Its length varies from one-fourth to one-third of that of the body; The main function[...]

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Ligaments of the Hip joints

Hip Joint:Anatomy,Movement & Muscle involvement

The hip joint is a ball and socket variety of synovial joint, formed by an articulation between the acetabulum of the pelvic bone and the head of the femur.

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muscle attachment of tibia

Tibia Anatomy: Bony Landmarks & Muscle Attachment

The tibia is the main bone of the leg, It has a proximal – distal ends and a shaft, articulating at the knee in proximal and ankle joints in the distal end.It is the second[...]

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bones of the lower limb

Lower Limb: Bones,Muscles,Joints & Nerves

There are 64 bones  in the lower limb Hip bone (2) Femur (2) Patella (2) Tibia (2) Fibula (2) Tarsals (16) Metatarsals (10) Proximal phalanges (10) Intermediate phalanges (10) Distal phalanges (8)  

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Anatomical snuffbox content

Anatomical Snuffbox Content & Boundaries

The anatomical snuff box is a triangular depression found on the radial, dorsal aspect of the hand at the level of the carpal bones.Anatomical snuff box is best seen when the thumb is abducted.The name[...]

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Ulnar nerve entrapment

Ulnar nerve:Course,Motor,Sensory & Common Injuries

The ulnar nerve is a comprehensive peripheral nerve of the upper limb. The ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow joint is in conjunction with the ulnar nerve. The nerve is the extensive unprotected nerve in[...]

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Tactile sensation

Tactile Sensation:Defination,Types & Examples

Tactile sensation is divisible into- 1.Non-discrimination (crude) touch 2.Two-point discriminative (fine) touch.

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