Musculoskeletal System

Learn the Anatomy of the human skeleton and how it interacts with the muscles of the body; understand the innervations, blood supply and actions of each individual muscle to build a good perspective of how the body works as a unit.
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The Human Body

1. Bone Anatomy Introduction

Understand bone shapes and their role within the human body, plus the key functional bones in the body - a very basic outline.

 2. Connective Tissue

Understand the construction, types and roles of connective tissues within the human body.

Clinical Conditions

1. Conditions of the Foot

Descriptions, presentations and secondary complications of common conditions of the foot.

2. Conditions of the Ankle

Know the descriptions, presentations and secondary complications of common conditions of the ankle.

3. Conditions of the Lower Leg

Descriptions, presentations and secondary complications of common conditions of the lower leg.

4. Conditions of the Knee

Be able to describe the common conditions of the knee, the presentation of knee conditions and some of the secondary complications of knee conditions.

5. Conditions of the Thigh

Be able to describe the common conditions of the thigh, the presentation of thigh conditions and describe some secondary complications of thigh conditions.

6. Conditions of the Hip

Be able to describe the common conditions of the hip, the common presentations of hip conditions and some of the secondary complications of hip conditions.

7. Conditions of the Lower Back

Describe the common conditions of the lower back, describe the presentation of lower back conditions and describe some secondary complications of lower back conditions.

8. Conditions of the Back and Neck

Describe the common conditions of the back and neck, describe the presentation of back and neck conditions and describe some secondary complications of back and neck conditions.

9. Conditions of the Shoulder and Clavicle

Describe the common conditions, presentations and secondary complications of the shoulder and clavicle.

10. Conditions of the Arm

Describe the common conditions of the arm, the presentation of arm conditions and describe some secondary complications of arm conditions.

11. Conditions of the Elbow

Describe the common conditions of the elbow, the presentation of elbow conditions and some secondary complications.

12. Conditions of the Forearm and Wrist

Describe the common conditions of the wrist, the presentation of wrist conditions and some secondary complications.

13. Conditions of the Hand

Describe the common conditions of the hand, the presentation of hand conditions and some secondary complications of hand conditions.

Musculoskeletal Anatomy

1. Muscles of the Thigh

Understand the different muscle compartments of the thigh and their relative movements.

2. Key Areas of the Lower Limb

Understand the clinical relevance, boundaries and contents of regions within the lower limb.

3. The Bones of the Lower Limb

Learn about the bones that form the lower limb, including the distinct bony landmarks and their clinical relevance.

4. The Bones of the Foot

Identify and understand the location, function and clinical relevance of bones of the foot.

5. Muscles of the Lower Leg

Understand the different muscle compartments of the leg and their relative movements.

6. Bones of the Upper Limb

Understand the location, articulation and clinical relevance of key bones in the upper limb.

7. Muscles of the Shoulder

Understand the location and function of muscles of the shoulder.

8. Muscles of the Upper Arm

Understand the origin, attachment and function of muscles in the arm.

9. Bones of the Hand

Understand the location and clinical significance of bones within the hand.

10. Muscles of the Forearm

Identify the origin, attachment and function of different muscles in the forearm.

11. Key Areas of the Upper Limb

To understand the borders, contents and clinical relevance of key areas in the upper limb.

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