The Healthmate Blog — Back Pain
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Anatomy of the Back Your spinal cord and back are incredibly complex components, full of small bones, discs, ligaments, tendons, nerves, and muscles, and damage to any of these can be the cause of your backache. The spinal column (or vertebral column) extends from the skull to the pelvis and is made up of 33 individual bones termed vertebrae. The vertebrae are stacked on top of each other and grouped into four regions: Cervical Spine, Thoracic Spine, Lumbar Spine, and Sacral Spine Although vertebrae range in size; cervical the smallest, lumbar the largest, vertebral bodies are the weight-bearing structures of...