Understanding tibio-femoral motion.

  title={Understanding tibio-femoral motion.},
  author={Andy J Williams and Martin J. Logan},
  journal={The Knee},
  volume={11 2},
There has been little advance in understanding of tibio-femoral motion for a few decades. It has been held that during knee flexion the femur bodily rolls-back on the tibia, and furthermore that his phenomenon is produced by tension in the ('four-bar' linkage) cruciate ligaments. These concepts are flawed. Previous studies on joint motion have relied on techniques with various limitations causing inaccuracy and tendency to misinterpretation. Employing an 'interventional' MRI scanner to image… CONTINUE READING

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