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General Info About Joints

What 4 seperate articulations make up the shoulder complex? Sternoclavicular joint Acromioclavicular joint Glenohumeral joint Scapulothoracic Articulation
What is the Sternoclavicular joint composed of? The clavicle articulating with the manubrium of the sternum
What is the Acromioclavicular joint composed of? The lateral end of the clavicle articulating with the acromion of the scapula
What is the Glenohumeral Joint composed of? The ball head of the humerus resting inside the shallow glenoid cavity of the scapula
What is the Scapulothoracic joint composed of? The articulation of the scapula and posterior rib cage Where do flexion/extension occur in the elbow? At the articulation of the trochlea with the semilunar notch of the ulna
Why isn't the scapulothoracic articulation considered a joint? It lacks connection by fibrous, cartilaginous, or synovial tissue What makes up the wrist complex? Radialcarpal joints and Midacrpal joints Is the knee joint strong or weak? Why? Weak because of the bony arrangement
How is the capsule of the glenohumeral joint reinforced? Superior glenohumeral ligament Middle glenohumeral joint Inferior glenohumeral joint Coracohumeral ligament What provides stability to the knee joint? Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Posterior Cruciate Ligament, Medial Collateral Ligament, Lateral Collateral Ligament, Deep Medial Capsular Ligament
What type of joint is the shoulder? Ball and Socket What Joints make up the hand? Metacarpophalangeal Joints, Proximal Interphalangeal Joints, Distal Interphalangeal Joints, and Carpometacarpal Joints What kind of joint is the ankle? Hinge Joint
What type is joint is the elbow? Hinge What kind of Joint is the Hip? Ball and Socket What makes up the ankle joint? The articulation of the tibia and fibula with the talus
What is the Elbow Joint composed of? The Humerus, Ulna, Radius What forms the hip joint? The articulation of the femur with the innominate bone. The head of the femur inserts into a deep socket called the acetabulum. Is the ankle joint strong or weak? Why? Strong due to the bony/ligament arrangement
What are the motions at the writs? Flexion, Extension, Radial Deviation, Ulnar Deviation
What reinforces the joint capsule of the elbow? Ulnar collateral Ligament, Radial collateral ligament What makes up the wrist complex? What provides stability to the hip joint? Acetabulum, Iliofemoral Ligament, Pubofemoral Ligament, Ischiofemoral Ligament What are the medial ligaments of the ankle? Deltoid
What kind of joint is the knee? Hinge Joint How is the knee joint formed? The articulation of the tibia with the femur What are the lateral ligaments of the ankle? Anterior Tibiofibular Ligament, Anterior Talofibular Ligament, Calcaneofibular Ligament, Lateral Talocalcaneal Ligament, Posterior Talofibular Ligament
Created by: Julzt