Tag Archives: knee

Popliteus Anatomy And Function

Popliteus Visual Anatomy The popliteus is a small, thin, flat and triangular shaped muscle. It is the deepest muscle of the posterior knee joint (posterior referring to the back of the knee) forming the floor of what is called the popliteal fossa at the back of the knee. As depicted in the sketch below the… Read More >

Patella Dislocation Painfully Common

Patella Dislocation Painfully Common

Patella Dislocation Generally An Injury In Adolescence A patella dislocation is a relatively common injury which typically is the result of either a twisting injury or from a direct impact to the knee with the knee in a slightly bent position. Patella dislocation injury are more common in the younger athletic population, with teenagers the… Read More >