spinal segment

spinal segment

a division of the spinal cord containing a bilateral pair of nerve roots. From the anterior to the posterior, the segments are referred to as cervical (C1-C8), thoracic (T1-T12), lumbar (L1-L5), sacral (S1-S5), and coccygeal (Co1-Co3).
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We determined number of male and female dogs, number of dogs affected with radiologically visible vertebral anomaly and number of dogs with clinical signs, the total number of abnormal vertebrae and their types in each spinal segment.
Fusion of the painful spinal segment is one of the popular methods to treat degenerative spinal disorders.
Rod and screw placement were based on the deformity of each spinal segment according to the pathobiomechanics of deformity.
1) Thoracolumbar spinal segment is the 2nd most commonly involved segment after the cervical segment in spinal injuries, about 30 to 60% of all spinal injuries.
The results of this study are interesting as they indicate that initial effects on painfree ROM with MWMs to the shoulder can be prolonged by adding a simple strip of tape applied from the anterior shoulder, over the acromion and diagonally across the scapula to a point approximately level with the T7 spinal segment.
The second patient, now after five weeks with a lesion at T1 spinal segment has almost complete sensory recovery, including bladder sensation, and has voluntary muscle contraction in both proximal [near] and distal [far] groups of muscles in his lower extremities.
Spine surgeons & radiologists (Who both may read and interpret MRI scans) sometimes differ in their method of labeling a particular spinal segment.
5 years later movement in the lumbosacral spinal segment were restricted insignificantly, painless.
3] spinal segment affections symptom (dog sitting posture--Fig.
Several other authors later developed sophisticated testing apparatuses and techniques, often fixating portions of the spinal segment, which limits physiological motion.
He said: "Unlike the traditional method of fusing the vertebrae, the Wallis Stabilisation technique is a soft stabilisation that allows some movement in the particular spinal segment.
It was designed to achieve stabilization of the diseased spinal segment while closely replicating its natural function, for better long term results.