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Joints

Elbow Joint

Anatomy of the Elbow Joint The three bones that are responsible for the formation of the elbow joint are humerus, radius and ulna. It includes two articulations: (a) humero-ulnar articulation, between the trochlea of the humerus and trochlear notch of the ulna, and (b) humero-radial articulation, between

Carpometacarpal Joints

The carpometacarpal joints with the exception of the carpometacarpal joint of the thumb, which is a saddle joint, are type of plane synovial joints. Functionally as well as medically, the most important joint is the first carpometacarpal joint. The distal side of the carpals of distal row

Acromioclavicular Joint

Acromioclavicular joint is a type of synovial joint which is present in between the Acromian process of scapula and lateral end of clavicle. Around 2.5 cm medial to the point of the shoulder lies the acromioclavicular joint. Articular Surfaces of Acromioclavicular Joint These are small facets found on

Sternoclavicular Joint

Type The Sternoclavicular Joint is a saddle kind of the synovial joint. Articular Surfaces The circular sternal end of clavicle and the hollow socket articulates with each other at the nearby part of the 1st costal cartilage and at the superolateral angle of the manubrium sterni. The

Shoulder Joint (Glenohumeral Joint)

The Glenohumeral Joint (Shoulder joint) is a synovial ball and socket articulation between the head of the humerus and the glenoid cavity of the scapula. Glenohumeral joint is multiaxial with a broad range of movements provided in the cost of skeletal stability. Shoulder joint stability is provided

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