Biomechanics of the Spine

  • Paola D’Aprile


The spine is a multiarticular structure composed by motion segments (MS) whose correct function has as prerequisite the stability.


Vertebral Body Nucleus Pulposus Facet Joint Motion Segment Neutral Zone 
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I would like to thank Dr. Roberto Izzo for his contribution in writing this chapter.


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  • Paola D’Aprile
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  1. 1.Radiology - Neuroradiology SectionS. Paolo HospitalBariItaly

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