Body:Work--Movement is life
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I'm doing my training at the Integrative Health Sciences Institute, with Dan Morris. Right now, we're right smack in the middle of week five of a course that's just about forty weeks long--my cohort of six will be graduating in January 2024. Judging from how quickly the last month has flown by, that'll be in no time at all.
We've started studying synovial joints, which are all the joints that move (in contrast to the more-or-less fixed joints like the sutures of the skull and sockets of the teeth). Synovial joints are interesting because they all have a fully enclosed joint capsule which is filled with a protective fluid. Even the joints between the small bones of the wrist have this fluid-filled capsule.
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