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The Human Knee. A study done of the human knee by Tim Rohweder. 3 Research Questions. What is the anatomy of the knee? What is the physiology of the knee? How does arthritis affect the knee?. What is the anatomy and physiology of the knee? Sagittal MR Image.

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The human knee

The Human Knee

A study done of the human knee

by

Tim Rohweder


3 research questions
3 Research Questions

  • What is the anatomy of the knee?

  • What is the physiology of the knee?

  • How does arthritis affect the knee?



How does arthritis affect the knee
How does arthritis affect the knee?

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Causes

  • Symptoms

  • http://www.allaboutarthritis.com/AllAboutArthritis/layoutTemplates/html/en/contentdisplay/document.jsp?docID=condition/arthritis/generalArticle/arthritis_signs_symptoms.xml


Biblical application
Biblical Application

  • Ephesians 3:14 “For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,”

  • C.S. Lewis promotes prayer on knees


Life applications
Life Applications

  • Reducing risks of arthritis

  • Good shoes

  • Don’t jump from high places

  • Stretch daily


Glossary
Glossary

  • Osteoarthritis - A form of arthritis, occurring mainly in older persons, that is characterized by chronic degeneration of the cartilage of the joints.

  • Infrapatellar Fat Pad - The infrapatellar fat pad refers to a region of fatty tissue lying deep to the patellar tendon, also known as Hoffa's fat pad.

  • Popliteus - A muscle located in the floor of the popliteal space in close contact with the posterior capsule of the knee joint.

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon - Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat bone, joint, tendon and ligament disorders and diseases

  • Prepatellar Bursa - The prepatellar bursa is a synovial-lined potential space lying between the skin surface and the anterior aspect of the patella.


Bibliography
Bibliography

  • http://oasis.rad.upenn.edu/rundle/Knee/kneeMRICONT.

  • http://www.niams.nih.gov/hi/topics/kneeprobs/kneeqa.htm#4

































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