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Vertebral Biomechanics

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Vertebral unit Two adjacent vertebrae with their associated intervertebral disk, arthorodial, ligamentous, muscular, vascular, lymphatic and neural elements.
Rule of three’s T1-3: TP directly lateral to SP. T4-6: TP halfway between SP and that of segment above. T6-9: TP directly lateral to spinous process of segment above. T10-12: TP return directly to lateral spinous process.
Coronal plane bisects through the ears; wearing a headband
Sagittal plane bisects through the eyes; parts your hair
Transverse plane cuts you in half at the waste; like wearing a belt
Type I spinal mechanics When the thoracic and lumbar spine are in a neutral (easy normal) position, the coupled motions of side-bending and rotation for a group of vertebrae occur in opposite directions (with rotation occurring toward the convexity.
Created by: muckaluck