Modelling Disc Dynamics
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Models of Disc Degeneration

What is the goal of the Study? This Study aims to learn more about in-vitro models of disc degeneration. In this review paper, the authors sought a clinical perspective on the current state of in-vitro modelling related to the disruption, overloading…
Posture and Disc Herniation
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Posture and Disc Herniation

Goal of the Study? Logically, one would think that an intervertebral disc with internal disruptions would be more likely to experience a disc herniation. Currently, especially in physiotherapy, there is a push to steer away from concepts of…
disk degeneration
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Disk Degeneration Higher than Reported in the Youth at this Hospital

Goal of the Study? The goal of this study[1.Magnetic resonance imaging findings among young adults with low back pain at Nsambya hospital] was to have a closer look at the younger population's lower back MRI findings. Most epidemiological investigations…
Intervertebral Disc Herniation
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Fibrotic alterations in human annulus fibrosus correlate with progression of intervertebral disc herniation

Goal of the Study? In this histological analysis article from the Arthritis Research and Therapy Journal [1. Fibrotic Alterations In Human Annulus Fibrosus Correlate With Progression Of Intervertebral Disc Herniation] the authors’ goal was…
Vacuum PhenomenonDynamic Disc Designs Corp.
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Vacuum Phenomenon – What is it and can it tell us anything about the dynamics of the spine?

Goal of the Study? Intradiscal vacuum phenomenon is a commonly observed radiological finding in the spine but not much is known about its pathophysiology. A recent paper was published in The European Spine Journal[1.Advanced disc degeneration,…
radicularDynamic Disc Designs Corp.
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Disentangling ‘sciatica’ to understand and characterize somatosensory profiles and potential pain mechanisms

Goal of the Study? In this case-controlled study from the Scandinavian Journal of Pain[1.Disentangling ‘sciatica’ to understand and characterise somatosensory profiles and potential pain mechanisms] the authors’ goal was to investigate…
Degenerative Intervertebral Disc
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Correlation Between Proteolytic Enzymes and Micro Angiogenesis in Degenerative Intervertebral Disc Nucleus

Goal of the Study? In this case-control study from the Journal of Investigative Surgery [1. Correlation Between Proteolytic Enzymes and Micro Angiogenesis in Degenerative Intervertebral Disc Nucleus] the authors’ goal was to determine if…
disc herniations, sequestered lumbar disc herniation
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Clinical and Radiological Follow-Up Results of Sequestered Lumbar Disc Herniation

Goal of the Study? In this follow-up cohort study published in the Karger Open Access Journal [1.Clinical and Radiological Follow-Up Results of Patients with Sequestered Lumbar Disc Herniation: A Prospective Cohort Study] the authors assessed…