The joints of vertebral column
The vertebral column is the central axis of the body, acting as a support. It is a kind of flexible and solid 'armor' to protect the delicate nerve structures from damage.
Hand and finger joints
You use them every day, every day they help you with each step. Built from small joints, bones and ligaments, together they form two helping hands without which it is hard to get around. Get to know their structure and functions and learn more about prevention.
The elbow joint (articulatio cubiti ) is a complex joint. It consists of three articulations which are anatomically joined and enveloped by the common joint capsule. They include...
Knee and feet joints
The knee joint (lat. articulatio genus) is the largest joint of a man at the same time due to its location and construction, it is most vulnerable to injuries. The knee is a variation of the hinge joint and it connects the thigh of the leg with the shank.
The hip joint has two very important functions: it keeps the body upright and provides locomotion. Disorders of the hip can lead inter alia to osteoarthritis, restriction of movement or other problems hampering normal functioning.
The shoulder joint (the glenohumeral joint) is a junction between the humeral bone and the scapula. The articular surfaces are formed with the head of the humeral bone and the glenoid cavity (glenoid fossa) of scapula (which forms the joint socket)
What is hyaluronic acid, chondroitin and complex of hyaluronic acid and chondroitin!
The hyaluronic acid is the major component of the hyaline cartilage. In order to regenerate and function properly, the cartilage requires a constant supplementation of the hyaluronic acid which allows it to maintain the lubricity and prevents its desiccation.
Another basic yet essential component of the cartilage mass, as well as the ‘liquid magnet" is a chondroitin proteoglycan which allows the elasticity of tissues.