Anatomy of a Healthy Joint

Cross section of a healthy joint

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The synovial membrane lines the joint and produces synovial fluid to cushion the movement of the joint.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine

Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology

Current as ofMay 23, 2016

Current as of: May 23, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology