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Basic Anatomy of the Spine

Posted by on Jan 8, 2016 in Back Pain | 0 comments

Anatomy of Back Pain As a Chiropractor it is essential to be able to properly diagnose where a patients problems are coming from.     Knowing the basic anatomy and how each problem can present goes a long way in prescribing proper treatment.   Your back is made up of your spinal column, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves, blood vessels and discs.  The Spinal column consist of vertebrae that are broken into 3 major categories including cervical, thoracic, and lumbar (Sacrum and Coccyx are continuations of the spinal column). Each of these regions should have  distinct curve when looking from the side.  These curves and the generally structure of the spine are...

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