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Facet joint degeneration

What Kind of Mechanical Link Exists Between Facet Joint and Intervertebral Disc Degeneration?

A very recent study from 2019, [1. Relationship between intervertebral disc and facet joint degeneration: a probabilistic finite element model study] in the Journal of Biomechanics offered some interesting results. It set out to analyze the…
spinal shrinkage

Can Spinal Shrinkage Be Reversed Through Press-Ups & Spinal Loading?

There’s some interesting data shared in a study [1. Can 5 minutes of repetitive prone press-ups and sustained prone press-ups following a period of spinal loading reverse spinal shrinkage?] found in the journal of Physiotherapy Theory and…
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Model
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MRI Displayed Differences in Patterns of Lumbar Disc Degeneration in Degenerative Disc Disease and Disc Prolapse

Due to the differences between Degenerative Disc Disease and Disc Prolapse not being well-known, with regards to patterns of Lumbar Disc Degeneration, a study [1. Patterns of lumbar disc degeneration are different in degenerative disc disease…