knee region

knee region

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region overlying the knee joint between the femoral region (thigh) proximally and leg distally; includes the anterior and posterior regions of the knee, the latter including the popliteal fossa.
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Therefore, programs involving ROM, stretching, isometric, isotonic and isokinetic strengthening exercises targeting knee region muscles are commonly used in the treatment (8,12-14).
Clinically, this study is useful because it confirms that patients with PFPS are likely to present with weakness of the hip muscles, reminding physiotherapists of the importance of considering the whole lower kinetic chain when assessing the knee region.
Conventional giant cell tumors of bone are eccentric epiphyseal lesions typically found in the knee region of skeletally mature patients.
As the morphology of the popliteus muscle in situ is rarely discussed in relationship to musculoskeletal assessment of the knee region, the purpose of this paper was to present the clinical anatomy of this muscle.
We estimate that slightly more than 70% of endovascular procedures were performed in the above knee region in arteries such as the superficial femoral artery (SFA) and the femoropopliteal artery.