presented by Robert LaPrade
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD
Dr. Robert F. LaPrade is an internationally recognized orthopaedic surgeon who joined The Steadman Clinic in 2010 and specializes in the treatment of complex knee injuries. At the Steadman Philipppon Institute, Dr. LaPrade acts as the Chief Medical Research Officer. Dr. LaPrade is a former collegiate athlete who graduated from medical school at the University…Read full bio
Dr. LaPrade provides a brief background of his of his experience researching and working with complex knee injuries and introduces the goals and objectives of the course.
2. Superficial Landmarks of the Knee
This chapter reviews the bony and soft tissue landmarks of the knee. Knowledge of these important landmarks can assist in making proper treatment decisions for nonoperative and postoperative rehabilitation treatment.
3. Lateral and Posterolateral Knee Structures
This module reviews the superficial and deep anatomy of the posterolateral aspect of the knee and demonstrates the anatomic course and main biomechanical function of these main structures.
4. Medial and Posteromedial Structures of the Knee
This module reviews the main anatomic structures of the medial knee, their attachment sites and implications to healing and treatment depending on which area of the knee where a structure may be injured, and reviews the biomechanical and clinical examination implications to injuries to these individual structures.
5. Intra-articular Structures of the Knee
This module reviews the location of the articular cartilage, medial and lateral menisci, and the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments. A review of their normal anatomic location can assist with an understanding of knee injuries and their treatment.
6. Summary of Knee Anatomy Dissection
Knowledge of anatomy is the key to understanding all aspects of the knee. One who understands the location and courses of the main structures of the knee has a much better understanding of how to diagnose, properly treat, and to properly rehabilitate knee injuries.