Anatomy of the Knee

By Ehren Allen, PT/Certified Manual Therapist

Anatomy of the Knee Joint

Please watch this Anatomy of the Knee Video 

The knee is the body’s largest joint. It’s the place where three bones meet: the tibia, the femur and the patella. The knee is a “hinge” joint. It allows the leg to bend in one direction only. Let’s take a closer look at the main parts of the knee’s anatomy.


muscles in the knee

Knee Anatomy


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To learn more about the knee, please read this article on the  Knee Anatomy.

Knee Anatomy Lateral View

Lateral Knee Anatomy

JOI Now Offers Telemedicine and ASAP Fracture Care.

All JOI Physicians, Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists now offer Telemedicine services for virtual visits from the convenience of your home. If you feel that it is best to stay in your own home during this time.  To watch a video about why you should not wait if you have knee pain, please watch: KNEE PAIN CAN’T WAIT!

  • To schedule an appointment for physical or occupational therapy, call 904-858-7045 or call any of the 12 area JOI Rehab Centers.

JOI Physicians are currently offering ASAP Fracture care. Make an appointment by calling (904)JOI-2000. This is a new option for patients who would like to avoid the emergency room if they have suffered a fracture or soft tissue injury. To learn more about this service, read this article about fracture and injury care.

To schedule an appointment with a JOI Orthopaedic Knee Specialist, please call JOI-2000, schedule online, or click below.

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