Clinical and Radiological Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine

By

  • Nikolai Bogduk, BSc(Med) MB BS MD PhD DSc DipAnat DipPainMed FAFRM FAFMM FFPM(ANZCA), Professor of Pain Medicine, University of Newcastle and Head, Department of Clinical Research, Royal Newcastle Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

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.
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Audience

<P/>Students and practitioners of chiropractic, osteopathic medicine and osteopathy, physiotherapy, physical therapy, pain medicine and physiatry.&nbsp;<P/>

 

Book information

  • Published: January 2012
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-5166-1


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