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An immovable joint is a type of synovial joint. It is the only type of joint in which, once it has been formed, very little movement can take place. Immovable joints are typically found at the base of the skull and around other points on the body where stability is vital to survival. *The types of immovable joints are: -Acromioclavicular Joint (AC joint) – which connects the acromion process to the clavicle. It is a saddle type synovial joint that allows for up and down movement of the arm on its axis, but not side to side movements. The AC joint functions as a pivot point during more complicated motions such as throwing or swimming. -Basilar Paired Immovable Craniovertebral Junction – it is made up of two sutures in each skull bone crossing at right angles with one another about three centimeters above from where they usually fuse together later in life on their way back into the scalp line. These four joints allow for little


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