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The Mechanical Function of Retinacula

Updated 03/29/24 Retinacula are essential components of the musculoskeletal system, particularly in the distal extremities, where they facilitate efficient and smooth movement. These fibrous bands or thickenings of the deep fascia hold tendons in place near joints, acting as pulleys to maintain the mechanical efficiency of the musculotendinous units. This discussion will delve into the […]

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