Anatomy, function, and rehabilitation of the popliteus musculotendinous complex.

@article{Nyland2005AnatomyFA,
  title={Anatomy, function, and rehabilitation of the popliteus musculotendinous complex.},
  author={John Nyland and Narusha Lachman and Yavuz Kocabey and Joseph A Brosky and Remziye Altun and David N. M. Caborn},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={165-79}
}
We present a clinical commentary of existing evidence regarding popliteus musculotendinous complex anatomy, biomechanics, muscle activation, and kinesthesia as they relate to functional knee joint rehabilitation. The popliteus appears to act as a dynamic guidance system for monitoring and controlling subtle transverse- and frontal-plane knee joint movements, controlling anterior-posterior lateral meniscus movement, unlocking and internally rotating the knee joint (tibia) during flexion… CONTINUE READING

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