Vertebral Column part 2

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Vertebral Column part 2
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2012-12-10 18:16:18
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  1. Pads of flexible fibrocartilage which seperate individual vertebrae
    Intervertbral discs
  2. Cushion vertebrae, absorbs shock
    Intervertbral discs
  3. allow for spine flexibility
    Intervertbral discs
  4. Make body flexible
    Curvatures
  5. Discs and S-shaped structure that prevetn shock to the head when we walk or run
    Curvatures
  6. present @ birth
    Primary
  7. C-shaped of newborn
    Primary
  8. Curvatures of the thoracic and sacral regions
    Primary
  9. Curvatures of cervical and lumbar regions
    Secondary
  10. Develope after birth
    Secondary
  11. Allow us to center body weight on lower limbs
    Secondary
  12. Baby begins to raise head
    Cervical
  13. Baby begins to walk
    Lumbar
  14. A sideways curvature of the spine (disorder)
    Scoliosis
  15. These curves are often S- or C- shaped (disorder)
    Scoliosis
  16. Inward curve of the lumbar spine (just above the butt) (disorder)
    Lordosis
  17. Outward curve of the thoracic spine (@ the level of the ribs) (disorder)
    Kyphosis

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