Q: Can this model be removed from the base?
A: Yes, the leg can be removed from the base. Simply remove the support screws and it will slide off of the support pole. However, we recommend keeping the leg mounted on the base at all times, to ensure it is safely and properly handled during use.
Q: How many parts can be removed from the model?
A: This model features 12 removable muscles. The following muscles can be removed:
Tensor fasciae latae
Extensor digitorum longus
Flexor digitorum brevis
Q: Are there other products that I should get with this model?
A: This model pairs well with an anatomical chart, such as our collection of leg and muscle anatomy charts:
Bones Of Lower Limb Laminated Anatomy Chart
Muscles of the Leg Laminated Anatomy Chart
Strength Training for the Legs Poster
The Lower Extremity Laminated Anatomy Chart
We also carry a matching muscled arm, the Axis Scientific Life-Size Human Arm Musculature model.
Q: I am unable to find a piece of this model. Do you have replacement parts?
A: Please contact our support team at 800-422-1134. They will be more than happy to assist you with this matter.
Q: Can you remove the muscles to expose the bone? I would like to study the muscles of the leg and the bones.
A: The main focus of this model are the muscles. There is not a skeleton leg hidden underneath the muscles. If you would like a skeleton leg, we would recommend the Axis Skeleton Leg .
Q: Is this arm flexible?
A: No, the leg is not flexible. It is in a fixed position so that the muscles can be added and removed easily.
Q: What is this model made of?
A: It is made of high quality PVC plastic and is hand painted.
Q: How are the detachable pieces held together?
A: The pieces are held on with small, metal pegs that are not visible when the model is completely assembled.
Q: Is there a warranty on this item?
A: Yes, all Axis Scientific products come with a one year warranty.