7 Things You Didn't Know About Your Joints

July 31, 2009

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Tendons are tough fibrous bands of tissue that attach bone to bone.
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    Tendons are tough fibrous bands of tissue that attach bone to bone.

    Correct Answer: FALSE

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    Joints need cartilage to function properly.

    Correct Answer: TRUE

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    The cushioning properties of cartilage are largely due to it being filled with negatively charged chondroitin molecules.

    Correct Answer: TRUE

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    Cartilage lacks water and if water touches cartilage, the cartilage will dissolve.

    Correct Answer: FALSE

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    Bursae are small fluid filled sacs that are not normally found in the body but when present must be treated immediately.

    Correct Answer: FALSE

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    Joints have a large blood supply.

    Correct Answer: FALSE

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    If joints don’t move, they can starve to death.

    Correct Answer: TRUE