JointsAndSkeletalMovement460Our bones are connected at joints.

flexiblejointsSome of these joints allow our bones to move a lot. We call these flexible joints.

KneeElbowShoulderFlexibleJointsThe joints in our knees, elbows and shoulders are all flexible joints.

SemiflexibleJointsSome joints only let our bones move a little. We call these semi-flexible joints.

SemiflexibleJoints_spineOur spine has semi-flexible joints.

FixedJointsSome bones are connected at joints that can’t move. We call these fixed joints.

SkullSutureJointThe joints in our skull are fixed joints.