Covers the ends of the movable bones in the joints and protects the bones by preventing them from rubbing against each other enabling the joint to move smoothly.
Is a major component of cartilage. Collagen is a dense fibrous protein with great tensile strength and provides strength and elasticity to connective tissues such as cartilage.
Hyaluronic Acid (HA)
A key component within the Synovial Fluid and has been widely referred to as the ‘goo’ molecule. Helps to lubricate and cushion joints as part of normal daily functioning.
Is an envelope surrounding the joint helping to hold the joint together.
A thick, stringy fluid found in the joint cavity and acts as a shock absorber during movement.
Are the most common and most movable type of joints in the human body.
Is a soft porous tissue that lines the joint and produces Hyaluronic Acid which is secreted into the joint cavity and increases the thickness of the Synovial Fluid.