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1

Atlanto-Occipital Joint type?

synovial

2

Median-Atlanto-Axial joint (Atlanto-dental) Joint type?

synovial

3

Lateral Atlanto-axial joint type?

synovial

4

Zygapophyseal (facet) joint type?

synovial

5

Atlanto-Occipital Joint classification?

condylar

6

Median-Atlanto-Axial joint (Atlanto-dental) Joint classification?

Pivot/trochoid

7

Lateral Atlanto-axial joint classification?

planar

8

Zygapophyseal (facet) joint

planar

9

Median-Atlanto-Axial joint (Atlanto-dental) Joint bones involved?

Anterior arch of C1 and the dens of C2

10

Lateral Atlanto-axial joint bones involved?

Lateral masses of C1 and superior articular facets of C2

11

Atlanto-Occipital Joint innervation?

C1

12

Median-Atlanto-Axial joint (Atlanto-dental) Joint innervation?

C2

13

Lateral Atlanto-axial joint innervation?

C2

14

Zygapophyseal innervation?

Medial branches of the dorsal ram of the corresponding spinal nerve and also one below and above

15

Zygapophyseal joint orientation depends on the region. List areas and orientations.

Cervical - BUM
Thoracic - BUL
L1-L4 - bM - Sagittal plane
L5 - backwards (b) - coronal plane

16

Facets joint degree orientation for cervical?

Coronal - 0
Sagittal - 90
Horizontal - 45

17

Facets joint degree orientation for thoracics?

Coronal - 15
Sagittal - 75
Horizontal - 60

18

Facets joint degree orientation for lumbar?

Coronal - 90
Sagittal - 0
Horizontal - 90

19

Range of motion for the zygapophyseal joint depends on what?

The region

20

Cervical facet joint capsules are ____ and _____.

Long and loose

21

What muscles are acting on the zygapophyseal joints?

paraspinals