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    Pivot joints are found in your neck and your elbow and only allows rotation whereas a hinge joint can be found in your elbow, knee and ankle and allows flexion and extension. Both joints are uni-axial but are made up of different bones, pivot joints being made up of irregular bones and hinge joints are made up of long bones. They are both different to look at for example, a pivot joint is a ring around a peg where as a hinge joint is a cylinder in a troth. Both joints can be used I sport for example

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    Synovial Joints

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    A joint is where it connects bones together. There are a couple different types of joints, the first one is called synarthroses, which are immovable joints because they are two bones fused together. The second is called amphiarthroses, which are slightly movable. Last is the synovial joints, there are two different types of the synovial joints one is the ball and socket, which can be found in the shoulder and hip and have many degrees of motion. Second synovial joint is the hinge joint which can

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    Pivot Joint Essay

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    Pivot Joint This type of joint is also known as a rotary joint and allows only one type of movement, rotational movement which occurs when bone rotates on or around another bone, an example of this type of joint includes the joint of the first and second vertebrae of the neck that allows the head to move back and forth, the joint in the wrist which allows the palm to be turned facing upwards and facing downwards, this type of joint is incredibly important because it allows the bones to move freely

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    Synovial Joints Essay

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    Cartilaginous joints connect bones and are slightly separated by an intervening cartilage. No joint cavity exists and, similar to fibrous joints, little or no motion is possible. Familiar examples include the joints formed by the cartilages that connect the ribs to the sternum (breastbone) and inter-vertebral disks that separate the bodies of vertebrae that comprise the spinal column (Fig on the side). Synovial Joints Vast majority of the joints in the human body fall in this category.These joints have

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    Introduction Osteoarthritis is a common cause of joint pain and impaired joint function. This condition is characterized by loss of joint cartilage leading to decreased ROM, synovial inflammation, osteophytes, subchondral cysts, and sclerosis formation. Over time, this leads to painful bone to bone contact, joint subluxation, and deformity. It is estimated that this condition affects 10% of the adult population.¬1 The economic burden of ankle joint osteoarthritis is about 1.0-2.5% GNP in western

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    What Is Snapping Joint?

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    Hip joint is a synovial ball and socket joint, it is the strongest joint in the human body as it is surrounded by strong fibrocartilage known as labrum which contributes to joint stability. Acetabulum acts as a socket for the head of femur to articulate and it is made up of ilium, ischium and pubis. The hip joint is covered by ligaments, tendons and muscles that equip hip movement. Bursa can also be found at certain spaces to provide cushioning and improves muscle action across the bone (orthoinfo

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    Hip Joint Case Study

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    Introduction The hip joint, also known as the coxofemoral joint, is made up of the lateral head of the femur, and the acetabulum, which is located in the pelvic girdle. This synovial joint can be described as a multiaxial ball and socket joint which allows it to make a range of movements, thus making it one of the most moveable joints in the body (Moore et al., 2014). The joint works in conjunction with both the ligaments and muscle which contribute to the joints stability. (Anderson and Blake.,1994)

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    The hip joint is the articulation between the pelvis and the femur, characterized by the joint surface opposition of the acetabulum and the head of femur creating a synovial ball and socket joint. It is one of the largest and most stable joints in the body. Figure ( ): Anatomy of the hip, adapted from (Connecticut, 2006) The stability of the hip joints is achieved by the depth and congruence of the articular surfaces, further deepened and stabilized by the acetabular labrum. The fibrocartilagenous

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    The Joint Commission

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    The standards of the Joint Commission are a foundation for an objective evaluation process the may help healthcare organizations measure, assess and improve performance. These standards are focused on organizational functions that are key for providing safe high quality care services. The Joint Commission’s standards set goal expectations of reasonable, achievable and surveyable performance of an organization. Only new standards that are relative to patient safety or care quality, have positive impact

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    to Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis or also known as degenerative joint disease affects millions of people worldwide and is the most common form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is caused when the protective cartilage on the end of bones disintegrates over time this then causes the development of bony spurs and cysts at the margins of the joints. It can damage any of the joints in your body but it affects the hand, knee, hips and spine joints more commonly. The symptoms can normally be controlled but the

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