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what is the function of a joint capsule

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Enna
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Joint stabilization: The capsule about the joint helps stabilize the joint. It also helps maintain the synovial fluid within the joint. The synovial fluid is a lubricant f ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Budoff
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
To Stabilize Joints: The joint capsule provides joint stability. If injured it can lead to stiffness and may then be surgically removed, without compromising stability as ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Joint capsule: The lining that connects between 2 bones.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
No: A synovial joint has a capsule surrounding it. These are joints like the shoulder, knee, hip and many many others. There are also fibrous joints (lik ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Bi malleolus fx: This term refers. To distal fracture of fibula and tibia fracture.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Rebuild: This is a type of procedure to repair/rebuild the parts mentioned.
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Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Instability forces: Shoulder stability is provided by the surrounding muscles, the glenohumeral ligaments/capsule and the labrum. The shoulder is most unstable during a t ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: It sounds as if you have injured that knee. You should see your doctor.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hyperflexion: Sometimes during surgery hyperflexion of the legs can cause injury to your joints.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Real cause?: Epl tendon inserts at the base of the middle phalynx so central slip snagging at pip joint is more likely a tear in fibers extending from lateral band ... Read More
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