Category Archives: Orthopedics

The Knee

How well do you know your knee? The knee is a hinge joint formed by two bones, the femur and the tibia. The knee has four ligaments which provide support. They are the medial collateral ligament (MCL), lateral collateral ligament (LCL), anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL). Between the femur and the…

The Shoulder

How well do you know your shoulder? The shoulder is a ball and socket joint formed by two bones, the humerus and the scapula (shoulder blade). Additional bones in the shoulder provide support. The shoulder joint has four muscles and their tendons which provide support and allow for a wide range of motion within the…