UAN:228 Article type:--The quads and hams, to be colloquial, surround the knee in a tripod-like fashion, the quadriceps through the patella and its tendon acting to straighten the knee, while the hamstrings at the back of the thigh diverge
their quadriceps muscles less as a result, and develop wasting, particularly of the inner quads. Your doctor will need to exclude cartilage and cruciate injuries, as they often occur in conjunction with collateral tears.Medical investigationAs these are mainly
UAN:229 Article type:--The knee is basically a hinge joint, allowing backwards and forwards motion, but it is also able to rotate slightly in on itself. The bending and straightening is controlled by the hamstring and quadriceps muscles at the back
will attempt to run through a meniscal cyst. Surgery and appropriate physiotherapy with quadriceps exercises should mean that you can be running fluently within a month or so.
when you kick a ball or contract the quadriceps muscle, to which it is connected through the kneecap.SignsIts easy to confirm the swelling of the tibial tubercle, and your doctor will ensure that the joint is not involved.Medical investigations
, while rotating the limb below the knee. If positive, it will hurt you. Quadriceps wasting rapidly occurs with disuse.Medical investigationThe diagnosis is not always clear-cut, so an x-ray will help to eliminate complications and arthrography with a dye
UAN:202 Article type:--Although the quadriceps and hamstring muscles mainly move the knee joint, the hamstring group arise above the hip, too, and play a small part in the movement of that joint. Other tissues also incorporate the pelvis as well
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