Joints

Different types of joints

Ball & Socket Joint

This joint is located in your shoulder and hip. With this joint you can move your arm and leg up and down, side to side, and in circular motions.

Hinge Joint

This joint is located in your elbow, knee, fingers, and toes. With this joint your elbows, knees, fingers, and toes just up and down.

Pivot Joint

You can find this joint where your head and vertabrae. This joint allows your neck to move front and back, side to side, and can twist.

Gliding Joint

You can find this joint in your wrist, finger knuckles, ankles, foot knuckles, and lower vertabrae.