synovial fluidwork together so the joint moves smoothly and compresses to absorb shock. Synovial joints are then classified into the following types of movement: 1. Hinge joint . These only allowone direction of movement like in your knees. 2. Pivot joint . These allow movement from side-to 3. Ball-and-socket joint . These provide the greatest mobility. An example is your shoulders. 4. Saddle joint. These allow flexion and extension, as side. The top of your neck is an example.


Even though they are classified as joints, fibrous joints don’t move. The joints on the top of your skull bone are examples of fibrous joints. This dome consists of bony plates that join together when your body is done growing. Connecting these plates are the fibrous joints. Inmany ways, they act more like a link rather than merely a joint. Another example is the fibrous joints that hold your teeth in place in your jawbone.

well as adduction and abduction. Where the thumb attaches to your hand is a saddle joint.

Watch this short video about ball-and-socket joints to better understand their use and where they are located in your body.


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