The human body has 360 joints, of which 86 are housed in the skull, 6 in the throat, 66 in the thorax, 31 in the lower extremities, 32 in the upper extremities. 76 in the spine and pelvis.
Generally, diseases derived from the joints are the various types of arthritis that exist, such as rheumatoid arthritis .
Examples of joints
- Humero-ulnar joint.
- Articulation between the atlas and the axis in the neck.
- Acromioclavicular joint.
- Trapeziometacarpal joint.
- Temporomaxillary joint.
- Hip joint.