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: 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.
Extension and Flexion = 15 degrees
Rotation Movements (In and Out) = 10 degrees
Lateral Movements = 10 degrees
Q: Are there other products that I should get with this model?
A: This model pairs well with any of the following anatomy charts:
The Lower Extremity Laminated Anatomy Chart
Joints Of The Lower Extremities Anatomical Chart
Foot And Ankle Anatomical Chart
Anatomy And Injuries Of The Foot And Ankle Chart
Many people also like to procure multiple joint models, to complete their collection. The Rudiger Anatomie Hand 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: Is this model considered life size?
A: Yes, this model is life size. The dimensions are 8.3 x 9.8 x 3.5 inches.
Q: Can I remove the ligaments from this model?
A: The ligaments are not meant to be removed from the model. While you may be able to get them off, they will not be able to be reapplied.
Q: Does this model come with a warranty?
A: Yes, all Rudiger Models come with a 5 year warranty.