Essays Tagged: "Patella"

Sports Injuries, Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tear.

osterior force is applied to the tibia. When the PCL is torn, the extensor mechanism, including the patella and the patellar tendon, forcefully hold the tibia in a reduced position, which results in i ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Osgood Schlatter's disease

ons, and muscles. There are 4 main bones of the knee. These bones are the femur, fibula, tibia, and patella. In addition to these bones there is cartilage located between the femur and tibia. The main ... ments which run lateral and medial as well as anterior and posterior in the knee. There is also the patellar tendon which connects the patella to the tibial tuberosity. This is the location in which O ...

(11 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Dislocation Of The Knee

esia before moving your knee back in place because of pain and muscle spasms. They way they put the patella back in to place is the doctor tells you to relax you quad muscles by flexing the hip and ex ... often this trick works. If it doesn't, then they will add direct medial pressure to the dislocated patella until it moves into place. After it is back in its place the doctor will usually put your kn ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This essay is about the patella tendon or patella ligament and the injury to it called Patellar Tendonitis.

Patellar TendonitisThe patellar ligament is a strong, flat, ligamentous band, about 8 cm in length. ... t can be called a ligament or a tendon. It can be a ligament because it connects the femur with the patella and the tibia and a tendon because it joins the quadriceps femoris and parts of the gastroce ... ris and parts of the gastrocenimus. It is attached, at the top to apex and adjoining margins of the patella and the rough depression on its posterior surface. At the bottom it is connected to the tube ...

(3 pages) 1574 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Skeletal System Bone Lab

ibia does this through its steady downward curve. The top end of the tibia joins with the femur and patella to form a hinge joint, and as a whole the bones enable our legs to bend in two directions in ... ken as a whole, the structure of the ends of the tibia are key to the function of the bone.Bone #5: PatellaThe patella is a small bone located in the lower part of the body. The patella is a small rou ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Science Essays