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test for cruciate ligaments:
drawer test;
the knee is flexed to a 900 angle; at the femoral-tibial junction, if the tibia can be drawn too far forward there is rupture of the anterior ligaments (anterior drawer t.) and if it can be drawn too far back there is rupture of the posterior ligaments (posterior drawer t.). Called also drawer signs.
an anterior drawer test for cases of severe knee injury, performed at 20 degrees of flexion
Lachman test,
(Lachman maneuver)
test used to assest nerve root irritation of the lumbar spine:
straight leg raise
location of the piriformis muscle:
back (RMT CD answer);
anterior part of the medial aspect of greater trochanter of femur;
laterally rotates and stabilizes the hip
a fibrous tissue that connects 2 or more bones:
ligament
tissue connecting muscles:
tendon
inflammation of the joint:
synovitis