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Joints of the Body Have you ever wondered how many joints you have in your body? Or maybe you have always wondered how they work to facilitate movement. Did you know your body has a total of 360 joints. You body has 206 bones. At every point where these bones intersect there is a joint. A joint is defined as the point of contact between two or more bones. This  point of contact provide mechanical support for the human body. All joints in your body are classified in four categories. This…

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Joints: Lower Extremities anatomy poster shows key bones, muscles, tendons, nerves and arteries of hips, legs and feet.

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from Katie Fraumann — New York Yoga Instructor

Yoga for Your Feet

Yoga For Your Feet: Our feet are pretty amazing. They account for 25% of the bones in our body and have over 250,000 sweat glands.  They take us where we need to go and give us mobility and freedom of movement. The feet are among the first indicators of disease. For instance, ailments like nerve and circulatory disorders as well as diabetes and arthritis tend to show the first symptoms at the feet. They may become numb or have a tingling sensation.

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The human shoulder is a joint consisting of bones, muscles, and ligaments. http://www.learnbones.com/shoulder-bones-anatomy/

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