PE AS OCR Movement of Synovial Joints

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  • Movements of Synovial Joints
    • Ball & Socket
      • Ball shaped head, articulates with an adjacent cup shape bone
      • Shoulder & Hip
      • 3 planes of movement
    • Hinge
      • Cylindrical bone in a trough shaped bone
      • Elbow, Knee, Ankle
    • Pivot
      • A pointed bone articulates in a ring shape bone
      • 1 plane of movement
    • Condyloid
      • Similar to ball and socket but much flatter
      • 2 planes of movement
      • Wrist
    • Gliding
      • Flat cartilaginous disc
      • 3 planes of movement, but severely limited
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