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Sacrum Pain: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

November 13th, 2020 by Lauren

In this article we’ll discuss the various causes of sacrum pain, their symptoms, and treatment options. What is the Sacrum? The sacrum is a bone at the lower end of our spine, in our pelvic cavity. When we are young the sacrum is actually 5 additional vertebrae at the base of our spine. Sometime during […]

The areas of the sacrum and coccyx are the focus for this article on the spinal anatomy. In our series on the anatomy of the spine we started at the top, focusing on the cervical, thoracic and then lumbar region of the spine. Directly below the last lumbar vertebrae, L5, is the sacrum and coccyx. […]

Walking on all four’s

February 20th, 2017 by Andrea

Although man stands on two legs, his skeleton was originally designed to stand on all four. The result is some ingenious adaptions, not all of them successful. Scientists suggest that when humans started walking upright, a terrific mechanical imbalance resulted. When walking on two legs, backaches became common since the spine was ‘deformed’ when humans […]

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