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Ankylosing spondylitis (diseases)

Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of inflammatory arthritis. Typically it attacks the joints that link the vertebrates of the spine and the sacroiliac joints, the joints that link the spine and the pelvis. It has been known to migrate to other parts of the body, including the site of attachment more...

Flexion, extension, pronation, and supination of the hand (anatomy)

The muscles which carry the greatest amount of responsibility as applied to motion of the wrist, hand, or fingers originate if not completely positioned along the forearm. Many of these muscles carry a dual load, causing action on the wrist as well as the elbow while others are dedicated to more...

Motion of flexion and extension of the elbow joint (anatomy)

MOTION OF FLEXION AND EXTENSION OF THE ELBOW JOINT ANATOMY The motion of flexion and extension of the elbow joint is directed by the muscles of the brachium. The powerful muscles of this group include the biceps brachii, the brachioradialis, the brachialis, and the triceps brachii. Just along the rim of more...