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Spinal Anatomy

The spine has three main parts: The cervical spine. This is composed of 7 cervical vertebrae. The thoracic spine. This is composed of 12 thoracic vertebrae. The lumbar spine. This is composed of 5 lumbar vertebrae. Another small part is … Continue reading

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Anatomy of the spine

Your spine is the main support system for your body. It allows you to walk, stand, sit, lie down, bend, and twist. The spine absorbs shock and provides for range of motion. Continue reading

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When to Consider Lumbar Steroid Injections

Signs that a Lumbar Epidural Injection May Be Worth Considering There are many reasons why low back pain occurs or sciatica occurs. Some of these conditions can benefit from a steroid injection. Our doctors may recommend lumbar epidural injections if … Continue reading

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Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections for Sciatica

Lower back and leg pain referred to as “sciatica” can range from a mere nuisance to downright debilitating. Sciatica is a result of another medical condition, such as lumbar spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, or pregnancy, that causes inflammation … Continue reading

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