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Basic Biomechanics of Ligaments, Tendons, and Joints - Patterns of Tendon and Ligament Failure

Beginning with tendon anatomy and microscopic structure, Dr. Wilde discusses the endotenon, epitenon, paratenon, peritendon, and tendon sheath components of the tendon structure followed by coverage of ligament morphology, composition, and differentiating features. The tendon stress strain curve emphasizes the importance of stress and strain forces and how it causes and impacts tear injuries. The terminology of full, partial, complete, incomplete, delaminated and split tears is reviewed with illustrations and sonographic images.

Viewing Time: 38 min
Customized Review: 29 min

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This module is approved for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.

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