Q: How flexible are the ligamented joints on this model?
A: The joint ranges in allowable movement. We do not recommend you bend the shoulder joint past the suggested range of movement.
Anteversion = 20 degrees
Retroversion = 20 degrees
Internal Rotation = 20 degrees
External Rotation = 20 degrees
Lateral Movement = 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 shoulder charts:
Muscles of the Shoulder and Back Laminated Anatomy Chart
Anatomy And Injuries Of The Shoulder Anatomical Chart
Shoulder And Elbow Anatomical Chart
Workout For Your Shoulders Laminated Fitness Poster
Joints and Ligaments Laminated Anatomy Chart
The Upper Extremity Laminated Anatomy Chart
Stretching for Head, Neck and Shoulders Laminated Fitness Poster
Shoulder Workout Laminated Fitness Poster
The Rudiger Anatomie Foot Skeleton with Ligaments, the Rudiger Anatomie Hand Skeleton 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: What kind of warranty comes with this model?
A: All Rudiger models are backed by a 5 year warranty.
Q: Does this model come labeled?
A: No, this model is not labeled, but all of the structures of the shoulder, can be easily viewed.
Q: Can the ligaments be removed from this model?
A: While the ligaments can be removed, they are not meant to be. Once they are removed you will not be able to put them back onto the model.