An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Posted on 01-07-2016
Back Pain Common Among Teens, Study Finds
Almost 1 in 3 adolescents reported having back pain, which "could be from a muscle strain, poor posture, too much training in a single sport or multiple sports in the same season, or the opposite - too little activity and not enough exercise," researchers reported in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Researchers said, however, that despite advanced tests and imaging they are not always able to determine what causes the pain.
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