spinal motion segment

spinal motion segment

two adjacent vertebrae and the connecting tissues that bind them together.

spi·nal mo·tion seg·ment

(spī'năl mo'shŭn seg'mĕnt)
A functional unit composed of two adjacent articulating vertebrae and the connecting tissues binding them.
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Based on the characteristics of the spinal motion segment, the device was arranged on the top and base pedestals.
Alteration of spinal motion segment integrity is a vital human function and with altered can cause significant pain and dysfunction of the spine.
The system is designed to lock a spinal motion segment at risk of instability following laminectomy.
Alteration of spinal motion segment integrity is a vital human function and, if altered, can cause significant pain and dysfunction of the spine.
Alteration of spinal motion segment integrity is a vital human function and when altered can cause significant pain and dysfunction of the spine.
Based on its recent analysis of the spinal non-fusion technologies market, Frost & Sullivan is proud to recognize Disc Motion Technologies (DMT) with the 2008 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Innovation for its the True TSMS[TM] (Total Spinal Motion Segment System).
Alteration of spinal motion segment integrity is a vital function and when altered can cause significant pain and dysfunction of the spine; and can be a permanent impairment.
Alteration of spinal motion segment integrity is a vital human function and when altered it can cause significant pain and dysfunction of the spine.
Spinal motion segment integrity is a vital human function and when that is altered it can cause significant dysfunction of the spine and leads to pain.
Alteration of spinal motion segment integrity is a vital human function and can cause significant pain and permanent dysfunction of the spine.
Spinal manipulation is often applied to correct disturbances in the mechanical behavior of spinal motion segments.
The aims of this pilot study were 1) to test the hypothesis that hypomobility of the spinal motion segments is associated with low back pain; 2) to estimate the accuracy and validity of four common clinical assessment items for the detection of lumbar segmental hypomobility, compared to a criterion standard.