Tag: Vertebral Column

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Conditions that can Affect the Vertebral Column and Lead to Back Pain

The vertebral column, also called the backbone, performs a few key functions, such as helping keep our torso upright, providing flexibility to the back, and housing the spinal cord and extension of the central nervous system, which connects the brain to various parts of the body.

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Abnormal Conditions of the Vertebral Column

Some of these abnormal conditions of the vertebral column may lead to further problems within the spinal column, such as one or multiple herniated disks, changes to the shape and space of the spinal canal (including spinal stenosis), compression of the nerve roots, and other issues.