Normal Anatomy of the Spine
The spine also called the back bone is designed to give us stability, smooth movement as well as providing a corridor of protection for the delicate spinal cord.
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Kyphosis is a condition of abnormal curvature of the spine that causes rounding of the upper back or a hunchback.
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Kyphoplasty is a surgical procedure employed in the management of a compression fracture in the spine secondary to osteoporosis.
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Spinal stenosis is a condition caused from the vertebral column constricting and exerting pressure on the spinal cord or neural foramen
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The vertebrae are cushioned by intervertebral discs which act as shock absorbers for the spine. The normal intervertebral disc is composed of a nucleus pulposus,
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Spinal Deformity Surgery
The Spine or backbone provides stability to the upper part of our body. It helps to hold the body upright.
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Click on the topics below to find out more from the Orthopaedic connection website of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
- Cauda equina syndrome
- Fracture of the thoracic and lumbar spine
- Herniated Disk
- IDET (Intradiscal Electrothermal Annuloplasty)
- Kids and Backpacks
- Kyphosis (Curvature of the Spine)
- Scoliosis in Children and Adolescents
- Spinal fusion
- Spinal Stenosis
- Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
- The Spine