Hand Joint

Hand Joint

Hand joints often include the following parts: radiocarpal, inter-carpal, carpometacarpal, inter-metacarpal, metacarpophalangeal, interphalangeal joints.

Carpal bones are connected by short ligaments and interosseous ligaments. Synovial membrane is the connective tissue, it also generates synovial fluid and lubricates the joints. Phalangeal joints include the following ligaments: lateral ligaments, an anterior (or glenoid) ligament, but no posterior ligament.

Radiocarpal joint refers to the following part: from the distal end of the radius bone, to the proximal row of carpal bones. Interphalangeal joints include all the phalanges joints.