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Unbelievable: New Knee Ligament


[quote]nickj_777 wrote:

ill wait until there’s a peer-reviewed study before I believe it, not saying its untrue, but somewhat hard to believe

Yea kinda hard to believe… but interesting…

[quote]nickj_777 wrote:

This is fascinating stuff. This thread is an example of a speck of gold in a mountain of manure in this or every other sub-forum. Thanks for bringing it to our attention.

It actually doesn’t shock me in the least. We’re FAR from knowing everything there is to know about the human body.

I suspect that this new ligament may NOT exist in everyone; just as there are deviations in other parts of the anatomy.

A few examples in such deviations would include:

a) not everyone has the sciatic nerve going through the piriformis

b) not everyone has a psoas minor

c) some individuals actually have a sixth lumbar vertebrae

here is time magazine on the topic http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/11/06/your-knee-bones-connected-to-your-what-scientists-discover-new-body-part/

Cool find nickj