thoracic vertebrae

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thoracic vertebrae

[thə′ras·ik ′vərd·ə‚brā]
(anatomy)
The vertebrae associated with the chest and ribs in vertebrates; there are 12 in humans.
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The annual prevalence of thoracic spine pain in adults ranges from 15.
The most frequently affected vertebral segment in brachycephalic dogs is the thoracic spine (Bailey and Morgan, 1992).
KEY WORDS: Mobilization, Pain, Paresthesia, Sympathetic nervous system, Thoracic spine.
2 MPa could reduce the lower thoracic spine fracture risk during frontal impacts of WEC race car drivers.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the thoracic spine demonstrated heterogeneous STIR-weighted signal abnormality involving the T1 to T3 levels with extensive surrounding edema.
Most researchers claim that it occurs at the epidural venous plexus in the spinal epidural space of the thoracic spine, and the abdominal cavity can also be directly affected.
I had a bit of an issue, my thoracic spine locked up after 13 holes and put me out of rhythm a little, but I was still there at the end and it came down to whoever made birdie down the last," he said.
Since location of the pain suggested either cervical or thoracic etiology and neurological examination findings were normal, plain radiographs of cervical and thoracic spine was taken initially.
Sohail Saleem Head of Sports Medicine Department Pakistan Cricket Board and Member Medical Committee, International Cricket Council shared his views on Thoracic Spine Manual Therapy and Musculoskeletal and Muscle Energy Techniques.
It appears that when lipomatosis appears in the thoracic spine, it is more commonly related to previous steroid shots or a prior endocrine disease.
Because patients with cervical myelopathy may have a paucity of upper extremity signs and symptoms, the cervical spine is often imaged along with the thoracic spine.
com)-- "Functional Anatomy for Physical Therapists," recently published by Thieme, is a concise instructional manual that helps readers not only memorize anatomy, but also to truly comprehend the structures and functions of the whole body-the intervertebral disk, the cervical spine, the cranium, the thoracic spine, the thorax, the upper extremities, lumbar spine, pelvis and hip joint, and the lower extremities.

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