Q: How flexible are the ligamented joints on this model?
A: The joint ranges in allowable movement. We do not recommend you bend the knee joint past the suggested range of movement.
Extension and Flexion = 90 degrees
Retroversion = 20 degrees
Internal Rotation = 20 degrees
External Rotation = 20 degrees
Lateral Bending of the Meniscus = 20 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 collection of knee anatomy charts:
Knee Injuries Anatomical Chart
The Knee Joint Laminated Anatomy Chart
Athletic Injuries Of The Knee Anatomical Chart
Hip And Knee Anatomical Chart
Stretching for Hip, Knee and Ankle Laminated Fitness Poster
The Lower Extremity Laminated Anatomy Chart
Joints Of The Lower Extremities Anatomical Chart
Many people also like to acquire 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 Hand Skeleton 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 numbered?
A: While this model is not numbered, you can easily view all of the structures of the knee.
Q: My Rudiger knee is broken, does this model have a warranty?
A: Yes, this model comes with a 5 year warranty. Please contact our support team at 800-422-1134 to discuss your options.
Q: Can the ligaments be removed from the model?
A: You can remove the ligaments, but they are not meant to be removed. Once removed, they cannot be replaced and the model will lose it's functionality.