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Human Anatomy and Anatomical Terms

Explore the different muscles and bones of the human body. Review what ligaments comprise individual joints. Discover the nervous, circulatory, and respiratory systems of the body. Learn terms used in describing anatomy and anatomical movement.

Hip Weakness May Contribute to Knee Pain
Learn how your hip controls the position of your knee and how hip weakness may be causing your knee pain.

The Hamstring Muscles
Learn all about the hamstring muscles, common hamstring injuries, and ways to keep your hamstrings healthy.

Anatomy of the Carpal Tunnel
The carpal tunnel is a connection from the wrist into the hand that is formed by the wrist bones and a thick tissue band.

Understanding How Your Spine Works
Understanding How Your Spine Works

Muscles of the Rotator Cuff
The rotator cuff is made up of a group of four muscles that support the shoulder joint. This article reviews the muscles of the rotator cuff.

The Achilles Tendon
An overview of the tendon that attaches our calf muscle to our heel.

Ligaments of the Knee Joint
A brief overview and description of the human knee joint.

Ligaments of the Ankle Joint
A brief review of the ligaments of the ankle.

Ligaments of the Elbow Joint
A brief overview and description of the elbow joint.

Lower Leg Anatomy
Learn about the anatomy of the lower leg with your guide to sports medicine.

Hosford Muscle Tables
Learning the muscles of the body can be a challenging task. Review all the muscles in the Hosford Muscle Table as shown by PT Central.

What are the Quadriceps Muscles?
Learn about the quadriceps muscles and common injuries that can occur to these muscles. Discover exercises that you can do to help keep your quadriceps muscles healthy.

Planes Of The Body
Anatomical planes refer to sections of the body. Review and learn the four planes of the body.

Bones of the Spine
33 individual bones make up the spine. View all of them and discover the four sections that make up the vertebral column.

Scar Tissue
Learn what scar tissue is and how physical therapy can help manage scar tissue.

The Gluteus Medius Muscle
Learn about the gluteus medius muscle and why it is important in physical therapy.

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