Knee FAQs:


Q: Is knee a modified hinge joint?

A: Yes, and which permits flexion and extension as well as slight internal and external rotation.

Q: Is knee a modified hinge joint, a type of synovial joint, which is composed of three functional compartments: the patellofemoral articulation, consisting of the patella, or "kneecap", and the patellar groove on the front of the femur through which it slides?

A: Yes, and the medial and lateral tibiofemoral articulations linking the femur, or thigh bone, with the tibia, the main bone of the lower leg.

Q: Is knee twisted?

A: Yes.

Q: Is knee an area that has recently been the subject of renewed scrutiny and research?

A: Yes.

Q: Are knees about to give way?

A: Yes, or may feel uncertain about their movement.

Q: Is knee rotated medially 5°?

A: Yes, The final rotation is produced by a lateral rotation of the tibia in the non-weight-bearing leg, and by a medial rotation of the femur in the weight-bearing leg.

Q: Is knee painful inflammation of the prepatellar bursa often brought about by occupational activity such as a roofer?

A: Yes.

Q: Is knee stabilized by a pair of cruciate ligaments?

A: Yes.

Q: Is knee used widely to refer to any ginglymus joint?

A: Yes.

Q: Is knee forcefully rotated and/or bent?

A: Yes.

Q: Is knee vulnerable to injury and to the development of osteoarthritis?

A: Yes.

Q: Is knee a common cause of over-stretching or tearing the ACL?

A: Yes.

Q: Is knee the largest joint and one of the most important joints in the body?

A: Yes.