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Flashcards in Lumbosacral joint Deck (10):
1

Based on current literature what common ligaments are absent at the lumbosacral joint?

ligamentum nuchae, interspinous ligament and supraspinous ligament

2

What ligaments replace the intertransverse ligament at the lumbosacral joint?

the iliolumbar ligament and lumbosacral ligament

3

Which of the current ligaments from the iliolumbar ligament complex represents the iliolumbar ligament of classical descriptions?

the superior iliolumbar ligament

4

Which ligament from the iliolumbar ligament complex will attach to the sacral ala?

the inferior iliolumbar ligament

5

Which ligament from the iliolumbar ligament complex represents the lumbosacral ligament of classical descriptions?

the inferior iliolumbar ligament

6

What are the attachment sites for the accessory iliolumbar ligament?

the transverse process of L4 and the iliac crest

7

Which vertebral couple of the lumbar spine has the greatest range of motion?

L5/ S1

8

Which range of motion is greatest for all lumbar vertebral couples?

flexion - extension

9

Which range of motion is least for L1 - L5 vertebral couples?

one side axial rotation

10

Which range on motion is least for the L5/S1 vertebral couple?

one side lateral bending

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