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Our spine is made up of individual bones called vertebrae. Each vertebra is identified by a letter and number combination. But what do they mean? What does the Letter in the Vertebra Name Mean? The letter indicates in which section of the spine the bone can be found. C stands for the cervical section, from […]

Kissing Spine in Horses and Humans

July 17th, 2020 by Lauren

Horses are pretty popular in our area, as our main office is in Saratoga Springs, NY. Even when the track isn’t open, it’s not uncommon to see horses grazing in fields of local farms and residences. Like humans, horses have a spine. Unfortunately, also like humans, problems with a horse’s spine can become very painful […]

Spine Anatomy Part 3 – Thoracic Spine

June 25th, 2018 by Lauren

The Anatomy of Thoracic Spine This is the third part in a series about spinal anatomy. In this article we’ll review the anatomy of the thoracic spine. To view other parts of the series, click on the links below: Vertebrae Anatomy Cervical Region Thoracic Region Lumbar Region Sacrum and Coccyx The Spine as a Whole […]

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