Key abbreviations are labeled on a lateral view of the lumbar spine. Also illus­trated is arthritis of the hip, herniated discs, frac­tures of the vertebrae and sacrum, nucleus pulposis surround­ed by obliqui­tous collagen fibrils, and the effects of osteo­porosis on bones, including compromised posture, hump back, and scoliosis.

Poster also explains how other diseases or disorders like bone spurs could cause back pain. It shows tumors on the spinal column, ilium, sacrum and spinal cord. Purchase this popular medical poster for doctors’ offices specializ­ing in ortho­pedic surgery, rheuma­to­­logy, and chiropractic adjustments. ©2003