Pelvis I - PELVIS I: BONES AND MUSCLES Introduction-why is...

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PELVIS I: BONES AND MUSCLES Introduction--why is pelvis so hard? Bony structures of the pelvis Muscles of the pelvis--attaching the legs for upright living The floor of the pelvis
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Why is the pelvis hard--#1 upright Pelvic tilt or how we got to be upright Compare with quadruped (cat for instance) Bowl concept pelvis spills forward Hernia “beer belly” In human minor pelvis is behind (posterior) to guts and abdominal cavity
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Human pelvis still has quadruped orientation
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Why is the pelvis hard #2 (fig leafs) “Private parts” don’t uncover except in most intimate setting (or medical setting!) Not comfortable seeing or talking about (except jokes) Now serious-many medical issues Realize and confront, not dehumanize-- develop professional manner and language-- starts with anatomy
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Bony structure of the pelvis MAIN STRUCTURES Hip bone (innominate, os coxae)--fusion of Ilium (“hips”) Ischium (“rear”) Pubis (anterior midline)
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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