Types of Joints

There are 3 types of Joints in your body.

Joints

A Sliding Joint allow bones in the hand to glide over one another, giving some flexibility to the area.

A Ball-and-socket Joint is a joystick on a computer game, the shoulder enables your arm to move freely in all directions.

A Hinge Joint is like a hinge on a door, the knee enables you to flex and extend you lower leg.

 

       Joints are where your bones connect and ligaments keep your joints together with bands of strong elastic.