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…
Disc Degeneration Model
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Compression and Bending (Not only Bending) Caused Disc Herniation in this Animal Model Research

Goal of the Study? In this primary research article [1. A novel rat tail disc degeneration model induced by static bending and compression], the authors aim to establish an animal model that can be extrapolated to the complex mechanical load…
disc herniations, sequestered lumbar disc herniation
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Extruded disc herniations are experienced earlier by inactive young people in the high-tech gaming era.

Goal of the article? The goal of this study, [1. Extruded disc herniations are experienced earlier by inactive young people in the high-tech gaming era] is to examine why there is an increasing incidence of disc herniation in young people.    Why…
lordosis. degenrative joint disease
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Lumbar Lordosis and Disc Herniation in Young Participants – Spine Research

Flat Back (Lack of Lumbar Lordosis) and Disc Herniation Lordosis, or the lack of it, has been thought to be a biomechanical precursor to disc herniation in the lumbar spine. To investigate this possible correlation, a group of researchers from…