Explore the musculoskeletal structures that stabilize and move the upper limb. Rediscover the articulations, supporting structures, and biomechanics of the joints of the upper limb. Study the origins, insertions, and actions of the muscles in detail.
In this course, you will learn:
- How the shoulder girdle and extrinsic muscles of the back move.
- The functions and clinical significance of the joints, ligaments, extrinsic and intrinsic back muscles, and rotator cuff of the shoulder.
- An advanced understanding of various forms of nerve damage and how these forms can be classified.
- The anatomy of the brachium (arm), including joints and ligaments, important structures, and muscles.
- The anatomy of the forearm including joints, ligaments, and muscles in the flexor and extensor compartments.
- The anatomical areas and important structures of the forearm including the carpal tunnel, flexor retinaculum, and triangular fibrocartilaginous complex.
- The joints, ligaments, function, and range of motion of the hand.
- The thenar and hypothenar, deep palmar muscles, and anatomical areas of the hand.