The Different Types of Joint Replacement Surgeries

The Different Types of Joint Replacement Surgeries

by Yenny (SU)
The skeletal structure of the human body is made up of many different types of joints, the point where two bones meet. The knee joint is called a "hinge," as it can bend and straighten. The hip and shoulder joints are "ball-and-socket" where the rounded end of one fits into the hollow of another bone, allowing for a rotation movement.