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NPTE MSK Review

Spine

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Atlanto-Occipital (AO) Joint is responsible for what movement flexion/extension
Atlantoaxial (AA) joints are responsible for what movements flex/ext/ lat flex/ rotation (majority of rotation in skull from here)
What are the articulations of intervertebral joints formed by the superior/inferior surfaces of the vertebral bodies
What are the articulations of the zygapophyseal joints formed by the R/L superior and inferior articular facets of adjecent vertebra
what is the function of the interspinous ligaments? limit flexion and rotation of spine. Located between spinous processes
what is the function of the ligamentum flavum? limit flexion and rotation of spine.
what is the function of the Anterior Longitudinal Ligament (ALL)? * limits extension of spine * reinforces anterior portion of disks and vertebrae
what is the function of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament (PLL)? limits flexion of spine
what is the function of the Supraspinous Ligament restrict flexion in T/S and L/S
What nerve roots form the Lumbar Plexus? T12, L1-L4 nerve roots
What general areas does the Lumbar Plexus innervate? anterior and medial muscles of thigh and medial leg/foot
What nerve roots form the Sacral Plexus? lumbosacral trunk , S1-4
What general areas does the Sacral Plexus innervate? muscles of butt, thru sciatic nerve, muscles of posterior thigh and lower leg
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