Clinical and Radiological Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine book cover

Clinical and Radiological Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine

Clinical and Radiological Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine 5e continues to offer practical, comprehensive coverage of the subject area in a unique single volume which successfully bridges the gap between the basic science of the lumbar region and findings commonly seen in the clinic. Now with a greatly increased imaging section, this book will be ideal for students and practitioners of chiropractic, osteopathic medicine and osteopathy, physiotherapy, physical therapy, pain medicine and physiatry worldwide.

Audience

Students and practitioners of chiropractic, osteopathic medicine and osteopathy, physiotherapy, physical therapy, pain medicine and physiatry. 

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Published: February 2012

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4342-0

Contents

  • 1. The lumbar vertebrae

    2. The interbody joint and the intervertebral discs

    3. The zygapophysial joints - detailed structure

    4. The ligaments of the lumbar spine

    5. The lumbar lordosis and the vertebral canal

    6. The sacrum

    7. Basic biomechanics

    8. Movements of the lumbar spine

    9. The lumbar muscles and their fasciae

    10. Nerves of the lumbar spine

    11. Blood supply of the lumbar spine

    12. Embryology and development

    13. Age changes in the lumbar spine

    14. The sacroiliac joint

    15. Low back pain

    16. Instability

    17. Reconstructive anatomy

    18. Radiographic anatomy

    19. Sagittal magnetic resonance scans

    20. Axial magnetic resonance imaging

    Appendix

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