Sacral Fractures: Current Strategies in Diagnosis and Management
Also, the H- and U-type descriptive patterns of transverse sacral fractures may represent spinopelvic dissociation with only the body of S1 or S2 attached to the spine. While Nork et al 10 reported on the successful stabilization of 13 U-shaped transverse ...
For many yogis the SI joint is a pain in the butt
The sacroiliac joint or “SI joint” is the joint in the bony pelvis between ... when stretched too far can easily become displaced. The job of the sacrum is to bear the weight of the spine while the SI joints (one on each side of the hips where the ...
Strides in Spine Surgery: Where We Are & Where We're Going
Advances in technology have also made it possible to perform less invasive surgery at L5/S1. Pre-sacral interbody fusion, which is the only new procedure in spine to obtain a Category I Code in the last five years, shows positive short-term outcomes with ...
Running for life: How speed restricts evolutionary change of the vertebral column
Researchers of the Naturalis Biodiversity Center and the University of Utah show that this conservation is probably due to the essential role of speed and ... lumbosacral vertebrae that are incompletely and asymmetrically fused to the sacrum.
Stretching and Relaxation: Myths and Reality
Simplistic representations illustrate the longissimus system as a long and thick bungee cord stretching from the sacrum to the fourth cervical vertebra. Based on such schematic illustration simplistic thoughts deducted that the lowering of the neck ...