Flashcards in The Knee Joint Deck (10):
What movements are possible at the knee?
What plane does the knee move in?
When the knee is flexed, what other types of movement does it allow?
Limited Medial & Lateral rotational movement
What type of joint is the Knee Joint?
What bones does the Knee Joint consist of?
Femur & Tibia
Which is the load bearing bone of the lower leg?
What are the names of the 4 main ligaments attached at the Knee?
ACL - Anterior Cruciate Ligament
PCL - Posterior Cruciate Ligament
LCL - Lateral Cruciate Ligament
MCL - Medial Cruciate Ligament
What kind of movement carries the greatest risk to the knee ligaments?
What is the name of the extra cartilage in the knee joint that provides additional protection and shock absorption?