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The article you linked is interesting, but as @Charles E. Grant mentioned in the comments, it’s not particularly reasonable to compare a non-tear repetitive stress injury (like epicondylitis) to a full muscle tear. Non-tear repetitive stress injuries persist because the offending frequent motion doesn’t stop. A muscle tear, however, will recruit an ...


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You’re correct that the gluteus minimus is redundant in function with the gluteus medius, but an isolated gluteus minimus tear still causes functional problems because of the associated inflammatory response and subsequent pain deemed “greater trochanteric pain syndrome,” as the greater trochanter is the insertion site for hip abductor muscles like the ...


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In anatomy, the term movement usually applies to a specific bone in a specific joint, not to the limb. It is said "the flexion of the femur in the hip," and not "the flexion of the leg." So, if you rotate the femur in the hip inwards, your lower leg will also rotate inwards, but this does not "count" as an additional movement. Possible movements in the hip ...


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The FMA lists 705 tendons, but note that it includes separate terms for left and right instances. As @kmm says, many of these simply shadow the list of skeletal muscles (and is likely incomplete). You can browse the list on OLS, or if you want to extract a table you can query this SPARQL endpoint, just type in the query here: SELECT DISTINCT ?x ?v0 WHERE { ...


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Your best bet is the Terminologia Anatomica, which is the international standard for anatomical terminology. The 1998 edition is freely available. It lists only a few named tendons though, which is consistent with my experience as an anatomist: very few tendons are named separately from the muscles to which they are connected. Central tendon of the ...


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