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October 2, 2018

The spinal discs are located between each vertebra of your spine. They act as shock absorbers to the forces affecting the spine. They allow flexibility and aid range of motion. As one ages, the discs can begin to break down. This is a normal process. Almost everybone's...

September 17, 2018

References

Spine Health 2012. Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease Video? [Online] Available at: <https://www.spine-health.com/video/lumbar-degenerative-disc-disease-video. [Accessed 17th September 2018].

September 14, 2018

The piriformis muscle is located in the buttock region, deep to the gluteus maximus muscle and runs in a diagonal direction. As it is attached to both the anterior sacrum and the upper portion of the femur, it plays an important role in external rotation of the hip (tu...

September 14, 2018

References

Spine Health, 2012. What is Piriformis Syndrome? [Online] Available at: <https://www.spine-health.com/conditions/sciatica/what-piriformis-syndrome> [Accessed 14th September 2018].

April 5, 2018

Spinal discs are located in between the vertebrae. They play an important role in absorbing shock, supporting and accentuating many of the spinal movements.

The inner, jelly like, portion of a disc is called the nucleus pulposus whilst the tough, outer layer is called t...

April 2, 2018

References

Spine Health, 2016. Lumbar Herniated Disc: What You Should Know. [Online] Available at: <https://www.spine-health.com/conditions/herniated-disc/lumbar-herniated-disc> [Accessed 5th April 2018].

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