Back and spine

  • Spondylolysis

    Spondylolysis – Definition Spondylolysis is a stress fracture. It occurs in a part of the vertebrae (spinal bone). The pars…

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  • Spinal stenosis

    Spinal stenosis – Definition Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal. The spinal canal is located within the…

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  • Vertebral compression fracture

    (Fracture, Vertebral Compression) Vertebral compression fracture – Definition The bones of the back are called the vertebrae. A vertebral fracture…

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  • Spina bifida

    Spina bifida – Definition Spina bifida is a type of birth defect. It is a problem with how the spine…

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  • Scoliosis

    Scoliosis – Definition Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine, or backbone. Instead of a straight vertical line from…

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