Q: How flexible are the ligamented joints on this model?
A: The joints range in allowable movement. We do not recommend you bend the joints past the suggested range of movement.
1. Elbow Joint
Extension and Flexion = 150 degrees
Rotation of the Radius = 90 degrees
2. Hand Joint
Abduction = 25 degrees
Adduction = 25 degrees
Rotation of the Radus = 180 Degrees
Q: Does the model come off the stand?
A: This model is secured to the base with a threaded bolt and nut. Technically, yes, you can remove it from the base, however we recommend you keep the model securely fashioned to the base to avoid damaging the model. Keeping it mounted on the base also ensures flexibility is easy to demonstrate.
Q: Are there other products that I should get with this model?
A: This model pairs well with an anatomical chart, such as our Anatomy and Injuries of the Hand and Wrist Anatomical Chart or our Hand and Wrist Anatomical Chart. Many people also like to procure multiple joint models, to complete their collection. The Rudiger Anatomie Foot Skeleton with Ligaments, the Rudiger Anatomie Functional Shoulder Joint with Ligaments, the Rudiger Anatomie Functional Hip Joint with Ligaments and the Rudiger Anatomie Functional Knee Joint with Ligaments all make great additions to your well-rounded joint model collection. We recommend that users collect models from the same brand to ensure a consistent learning or consultation experience.
Q: Does this model come with a warranty?
A: Yes, all Rudiger Models are backed with a 5 year warranty.
Q: My model is damaged, what can be done?
A: Please call us at 800-422-1134. Our support team will be more than happy to help you.
Q: Is this model considered life size?
A: Yes, this model is life size. The dimensions are 16.5 x 3.2 x 7.1 inches.