Sacroiliac Joint Anatomy and Function Quiz

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How many sacroiliac joints does the human body have?


What is the range of motion during flexion-extension for the sacroiliac joints?

5 degrees

What type of joint is the sacroiliac joint?

Plane joint

What bones are connected by the sacroiliac joint?

Ilium and sacrum

What is the capability of movement for the sacroiliac joint?


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Sacroiliac Joint

  • The human body has two sacroiliac joints.
  • The range of motion during flexion-extension for the sacroiliac joints is 2-4 mm.
  • The sacroiliac joint is a synovial joint.
  • The sacroiliac joint connects the sacrum and ilium bones.
  • The sacroiliac joint has a limited capability of movement, mainly allowing for weight transfer and stress reduction.

Test your knowledge of the anatomy and function of the sacroiliac joint with this informative quiz. Challenge yourself with questions about the structure, ligaments, and biomechanics of the SI joint. Ideal for healthcare professionals, anatomy enthusiasts, and anyone interested in learning more about this crucial joint in the pelvis.

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