Back to basics: the spinal column [infographic]

Posted on 16 October 2016

The spinal column is comprised of 33 individual bones that work together to support your body and protect the otherwise vulnerable spinal cord from injury. We go back to basics in this infographic and explain more about the intricate structure of the spinal column. Test your knowledge and learn a little more about what is the main culprit for back pain.

The Spinal Column

Spinal column infographic

Published in Healthy Life

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