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What kind of joint is a scapulothoracic joint?
The scapulothoracic joint is not a true joint in the sense in that it has no capsule or ligamentous attachments. It is more precisely identified as the scapulothoracic articulation. It is formed between the anterior scapula and the posterior thoracic rib cage(ribs 2-7). The scapula's attachment to the axial skeleton in a healthy shoulder is purely musculotendinous in nature, formed by the trapezius and serratus muscles. Its gliding movement patterns consist of elevation/depression, retraction/protraction, and superior/inferior rotation. However, fibrous adhesions can sometimes occur following a shoulder injury, particularly if the joint has been immobilized for a long period of time. This severely impairs the movement of the shoulder, particularly with abduction past 90 degrees.
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The TMJ should be classified as a ball and socket joint , as the ball of the condylar head fits into the Glenoid fossa at the base of the skull. This allows for the rotation a…s well as the lateral movements of the mandible . no, it is a hinge joint Basically, yes but it a lot more complex then a simple hinge joint, to give it it's proper name it is known as a temporomandibular joint, bit of a mouthful that. See the link below. It's a modified hinge that contains articular disc. synarthrosis
Ball and socket joint, much like the shoulder
Fibrous joint (or synarothses)
Muscles which produce scapular adduction (retraction) Rhomboid Major / Rhomboid Minor / Trapezius / Latissimus Dorsi
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No, the scapulothoracic joint is not a true synovial joint because the scapula is attached to the trunk by muscle only. The only true articulation with the trunk is indirectly… through the clavicle.
It is a Hinge....=] a phalanges nothing will happen its only ball and socket or hinge or pivot or just bakwaas. Hinge
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Our Knee Join is a hinge joint.
The proximal and distal are pivot synovial while the middle is syndesmosis/fibrous
Your knee is a hinge.