Cervical and Thoracic Anomalies

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Cervical and Thoracic Anomalies and Discussion on How to Modify Adjustments

In the human body, the thoracic structure has 12 bones together with other processes that join it to the ribs that are tactically positioned to avoid flexion (Romer and Parsons 161). In other versions; the thoracic vertebrae is also known as dorsal vertebrae. Most of the bodies forming thoracic vertebrae are heart shaped and the rest are circular in shape. Most of the references refer the column as thoracolumbar since it is attached to lumbar vertebrae. Cervical bones, which are normally seven in number, are undersized and flimsy. Biologically, the bones are named from the top to the bottom as C1-C7 (Romer and Parsons 161). There are bones attached to the cervical vertebrae that allow the neck and head to move up and down and turn left to right. The whole column connected to the thoracic forms the cervicothoracic. There are a number of abnormalities that are associated with the cervical and thoracic vertebrae. A major abnormality related to the spinal cord graduates to a major malfunction referred to as Spin...

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