Name: _________________________ Anatomy and Physiology Period: ______

Skeletal System Joint Review Internet Assignment

 

Part 1: Joint Types review.  Go to:  http://occawlonline.pearsoned.com/bookbind/pubbooks/ehapplace/chapter5/deluxe.html

Click on the “Types of Joints” activity.  Complete the activity.

 

Part 2: Go to:  http://occawlonline.pearsoned.com/bookbind/pubbooks/ehapplace/chapter5/deluxe.html

Read and complete the Case Study Articulations pgs. 1-4.  Answer the following questions:

 

            1. Describe how Torin got hurt?

 

           

            2. What pain level did Torin feel?

 

            3. Why was making a sling for Torin a good choice?

 

 

           

            4. What type of joint is shown in the x-ray?

 

 

            5. What was the diagnosis for Torin?

 

 

            6. Answer #1:

 

 

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            7. Answer #2:

 

 

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            8. Answer  #3:

 

 

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            9. Answer #5:

 

 

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Part 3: Go to: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/brochure/thr_report.cfm?Thread_ID=2&topcategory=Arthritis

 

            Read the article about arthritis and answer the following questions.

 

            1. Approximately how many people in America are affected by arthritis?

 

            2. What is the purpose of the fibrous envelope called the synovium?

 

           

            3. What is the most common type of arthritis?

 

 

            4. List at least 3 different joints where osteoarthritis occurs

 

 

            5. What are bone “spurs” and how do these contribute to arthritis?

 

 

 

 

            6. Where does rheumatoid arthritis commonly occur?

 

 

            7.  What are several steps completed in order to diagnose arthritis?

 

 

 

            8. List several common medications used to treat arthritis.

 

 

 

            9. What are some examples of joint protection which can help lower the stress and pain of arthritis?

 

 

 

            10. Is there a cure for arthritis?  Provide a paragraph summary in your own words to answer this question.