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Unformatted text preview: socket of the shoulder enables a wide variety of complex movements. This increase in the amount of mobility leads to instability, which is why the shoulder is susceptible to injury. A joint (articulation) occurs wherever bones meet. Joints are classified both structurally and functionally, as shown in Table 1. Table 1. Joint Classification Functional Class Structural Class Joint Description Type Example of Joint synarthrosis (immovable) fibrous suture interlocking seams between cranial bones synarthrosis (immovable) fibrous gomphosis peg-and-socket joint between teeth and sockets...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course PT 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Texas State.
- Spring '10