the articulation between the articular facet on the TVP of the same number
of thoracic vertebrae with the facet on the tubercle of the
- type - plane synovial
- movement slide glide
- intrinsic, runs from the rib to the anterior aspect of the TVP.
Lateral Costotransverse ligament
- intrinsic runs from the tuberacle of the rib to the tip of the TVP.
Superior Costotransverse ligament
- extrinsic , runs from the neck of the rib to the tvp of the vertebrae above.
all these ligaments reinforce the connection between rib and TVP