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Spine

Anatomy of the Spine (Lumbar, Cervical and Thoracic)

  • Cervical Spine Anatomy

    The spine, also called the back bone, plays a vital role in stability, smooth movement and protection of the delicate spinal cord.

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  • Thoracic Spine Anatomy

    Thoracic spine is the central part of the spine, also called as dorsal spine, which runs from the base of the neck to the bottom of your rib cage.

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  • Lumbar Spine Anatomy

    The spine, also called the back bone, plays a vital role in stability, smooth movement and protection of the delicate spinal cord.

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Conditions

    Cervical Conditions


  • Cervical Radiculopathy/Myelopathy

      Cervical Radiculopathy/Myelopathy

    The spine, also called the back bone, is designed to give us stability, smooth movement, as well as providing a corridor of protection...

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  • Neck Pain

      Neck Pain

    The first 7 vertebral bones on the spinal column form the cervical spine and are located in the neck region. The neck bears the weight of the head...

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  • Cervical Fracture

     Cervical Fracture

    The neck is made up of seven tiny bones called cervical vertebrae (C1-C7). These are protected by spongy vertebral disks present between them and supported...

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  • Spinal Stenosis (Lumbar and Cervical)

    Spinal Stenosis (Lumbar and Cervical)

    Cervical spine refers to neck portion of spine, and cervical spine conditions may result from overuse injuries, trauma and certain diseases.

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  • Cervical Disc Protrusion

     Cervical Disc Protrusion

    Cervical disc protrusion, commonly known as disc bulge occurs when the spinal discs and associated ligaments are intact, but may form an outpouching...

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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    Whiplash is a soft tissue injury to the neck, usually caused by sudden forceful jerk commonly occurring as a result of an automobile accident...

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  • Cervical Degenerative Disorder

    ervical degenerative disc disease (DDD) is a misnomer as it is not a disease as such but a condition that affects the strength, resiliency and structural...

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  • What's New in Cervical Herniated Disc

    Herniation of a disc is an anomalous spine condition characterized by leakage of the inner contents of the intervertebral disc, due to cracks in its outer wall.

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  • Thoracic Conditions


  • Fracture of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

    Fracture of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

    The backbone is made of small bones arranged from the neck region down to the buttocks, one above the other. The region at the chest...

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  • Scheuermann's Disease

    Scheuermann's Disease

    Scheuermann’s kyphosis is a deformity of the spine that develops during growth. It can be considered as increased kyphosis.

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  • DISH (Diffuse Iliopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis)

    DISH (Diffuse Iliopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis)

    Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is a condition commonly affecting the spine characterized by calcification (bony hardening) of ligaments...

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  • Lumbar Conditions


  • Lumbar Radiculopathy

      Lumbar Radiculopathy

    Back pain is a common condition affecting approximately 80% of the population at some point in their lives. The area usually affected is the lower back...

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  • Low Back Pain

    Low back pain can be disabling; however, most cases heal with time (2-12 weeks) and with conservative therapy. Surgery is suggested...

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  • Fracture of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

    Fracture of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

    The backbone is made of small bones arranged from the neck region down to the buttocks, one above the other. The region at the chest...

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  • Spinal Stenosis (Lumbar and Cervical)

    Spinal Stenosis (Lumbar and Cervical)

    Cervical spine refers to neck portion of spine, and cervical spine conditions may result from overuse injuries, trauma and certain diseases.

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  • Cauda Equina Syndrome

    Cauda Equina Syndrome

    Cauda equina syndrome is an emergency condition characterized by persistent severe low back pain caused by compression of a bundle of spinal...

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  • Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease

    Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease

    Lumbar degenerative disc disease (DDD) is a common cause of low back pain. The vertebrae are cushioned by intervertebral discs...

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  • Lumbar Disc Herniation

    Lumbar Disc Herniation

    Lumbar disc herniation is the most common cause of low back pain and leg pain (sciatica). The lumbar intervertebral discs are flat and round...

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  • Others Conditions


  • Spondylolysis

    Spondylolysis

    Spondylolysis is a stress fracture of vertebra that may progress into spondylolisthesis, a condition of displacement of vertebrae from the spinal column.

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  • Vertebral Compression Fractures

    Vertebral Compression Fractures

    Back pain is an indication of stress fractures known as vertebral compression fractures. Vertebral compression fractures occur when the normal vertebral body...

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  • Spine Trauma

    Spine Trauma

    Spine trauma is damage to the spine caused from a sudden traumatic injury caused by an accidental fall or any other physical injury.

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  • Back Pain

      Back Pain

    Back pain or backache is the pain felt in the back that may originate from muscles, nerves, bones, joints or other structures in the spine.

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  • Spondylolisthesis

     Spondylolisthesis

    Spondylolisthesis is the displacement of vertebral disc from the spinal column. Outward (forward) displacement is termed as anterolisthesis...

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  • Spine Deformities

     Spine Deformities

    The Spine or backbone provides stability to the upper part of our body. It helps to hold the body upright. It consists of series of irregularly...

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  • Facet joint Arthritis

    Facet joint Arthritis

    Facet joints, also called zygapophyseal joints are located at the back of the spine which connects the vertebrae together. There are two joints...

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  • Herniated Disc

    Herniated Disc

    Herniated disc is a condition in which the outer fibers (annulus) of the intervertebral disc are damaged causing the soft inner material of the nucleus...

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  • Sciatica

    Sciatica

    Sciatica is a painful condition caused by the irritation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in our bodies.

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  • Scoliosis

    Scoliosis

    Scoliosis is a condition characterized by abnormal curvature of the spine causing a deviation to one side. It causes a physical deformity making the spine...

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  • Degenerative Disc Disease

    Scoliosis

    Degenerative disc disease (DDD) refers to gradual deterioration of the intervertebral discs between the vertebrae. DDD is a misnomer ...

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  • Spinal Tumors

    Spinal Tumors

    Spine tumor is the abnormal growths of uncontrolled tissues or cells in and around the spinal cord. Tumors can either be cancerous...

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  • Degenerative Spine

    Degenerative spinal conditions are group of disorders that causes loss of normal structure and function of the spine.

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  • Kyphosis

    Cauda Equina Syndrome

    Kyphosis is a condition of abnormal curvature of the spine that causes rounding of the upper back or a hunchback.

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  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

    Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

    The sacroiliac joint is one of the large joints in the body and is formed by the connection of the sacrum and the right and left iliac (pelvic) bones.

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  • Chordoma

    Chordoma is a rare, slow growing malignant tumor that develops in the spine and skull bones. It is thought to form from the remnants of the notochord...

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  • Adjacent Segment Disc Disease

    Spinal fusion surgery involves the fusion of two or more vertebral bones, and is a standard of care for spinal deformities and conditions...

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  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

     Ankylosing Spondylitis

    The term ankylosis stands for loss of mobility of the spine, whereas spondylitis means inflammation of the spine. Therefore, ankylosing...

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  • Spondyloarthropathies

    Spondyloarthropathies are a group of chronic inflammatory diseases of the spine and joints. The most common spondyloarthropathies...

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  • Piriformis Syndrome

     Piriformis Syndrome

    Piriformis Syndrome is an uncommon rare neuromuscular condition caused by the compression of the sciatic nerve by the piriformis muscle.

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  • Lordosis

    The spine forms natural curves at the neck, torso and lower back, which allows it to absorb shock and hold the weight of the head.

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  • Sacroiliitis

    Sacroiliac joints are the joints located in the pelvic bone that connect to the lower spine. They act as shock absorbers to the spine through...

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Procedures

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