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Flashcards in MMT Positions - Knee Deck (10):
1

Knee Flexion Muscles

Biceps Femoris
Semitendinosus/membranosus

2

Knee Flexion Against Gravity

Prone
Flex knee by bringing heel back to butt as far as possible
Push into knee extension at 90 deg

3

Knee Flexion Gravity Eliminated

Side-lying with top leg fully supported
Start in knee extension, ask patient to bend knee

4

Knee Flexion Gravity Eliminated (can't complete)

Prone
Palpate hamstring muscle, try to flex

5

Semitendinosus/membranosus

Point down and in
Pull down

6

Biceps Femoris

Point down and out
Pull down

7

Knee Extension Muscles

Rectus Femoris
Vastus lateralis/intermedius/medialis

8

Knee Extension Against Gravity

Sit at EOB
Extend lower leg
Push down at distal tibia

9

Knee Extension Gravity Eliminated

Side-lying with top leg fully supported
Start in 90 degree flexion, ask patient to straight leg

10

Knee Flexion Gravity Eliminated (can't complete)

Supine
Palpate quad, try to extend