Cervical vertebrae

Learn about the structure and function of cervical vertebrae, the bones in the neck that support the head and allow for movement. Discover how to maintain a healthy spine and prevent common cervical spine conditions.
Spinal Cord Anatomy, Central Nervous System, Spinal Nerve, Spinal Cord Injury, Nervous System Anatomy, Epidural, Spinal Column, Spinal Cord, Nervous System

This course describes injuries to the cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral spinal column, including fractures, dislocations, and subluxations of the vertebrae, and injuries to the spinal ligaments. The importance of recognizing and appropriately managing injuries to the spinal column is underscored by their association with SCI. Management via medical and/or surgical care with appropriate interventions and prevention of complications of SCI will be discussed with, hopefully, a return to…

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