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Ankylosing Spondylitis

 TERMINOLOGY (SYNONYMS) Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy Reactive arthropathy Undifferentiated Spondyloarthropathy INTRODUCTION Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a form of spinal arthritis. It is a rheumatic disease that is associated with inflammation of the tendons and ligaments around the bones and joints of the spine. AS primarily affects the sacroiliac joi ...

Arachnoiditis

TERMINOLOGY (SYNONYMS)Chronic adhesive arachnoiditisAdhesive arachnoiditisArachnoid ossificans (calcification)Post-inflammatory adhesionsPost-inflammatory clumping of nerve roots INTRODUCTION Arachnoiditis refers to inflammation of the arachnoid membranes which surround the spinal cord and the spinal nerve roots. It is often associated with the formation of adhes ...

Compression Fracture

TERMINOLOGYVertebral compression fracturesBurst fractureVertebral body collapse INTRODUCTION A compression fracture refers to the loss of bone integrity and the subsequent loss of vertical height of one or more spinal vertebrae. One of the most unstable types of compression fracture is the burst fracture. This usually occurs as the result of trauma. Compression fractures represent ...

Degenerative Disc Disease

TERMINOLOGYDegenerative Disc Disease (DDD)Disc DegenerationSpondylosisRostrocaudal Subluxation INTRODUCTION Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is characterized by biochemical and structural changes of the intervertebral disc which lead to altered appearance and physical properties of the disc. The cause is multifactorial and is associated with aging. A degenerative disc ma ...

Disc Bulge

TERMINOLOGY Annular Bulge INTRODUCTION A disc bulge is defined as generalized mild extension of the outer boundary of the intervertebral disc beyond the border of the adjacent bone. If there is not other evidence of disc abnormality is may be considered a normal variant. Disc volume and shape will adapt and change under different loading and positional states. ...

Disc Extrusion

TERMINOLOGYDisc extrusionIntravertebral disc herniationFree fragmentSequestered discHerniated nucleus pulposis INTRODUCTION A potential cause of neck or back pain is a herniated disk, sometimes referred to a disc protrusion. The spinal column is made up of bones (vertebrae) that are stacked upon one another and separated by a cushion referred to as an intervertebral ...

Disc Herniation/Protrusion

TERMINOLOGYProtruded disc or disc protrusionDisc extrusionIntravertebral disc herniationFree fragmentSequestered discDisc prolapseHerniated nucleus pulposis INTRODUCTION A potential cause of neck or back pain is a herniated disk, sometimes referred to a disc protrusion. The spinal column is made up of bones (vertebrae) that are stacked upon one another and separa ...

Discitis

TERMINOLOGY Spinal infectionDisc inflammationDisc infection INTRODUCTION The term discitis refers to inflammation of an intervertebral disc or disc space often related to infections. Discitis occurs in adults but more commonly in children. The precise casue of discitis has been the subject of debate fro decades, although most authors and researcher believe that it occ ...

Dysfunction

TERMINOLOGY (SYNONYMS) Subluxation Spinal motion segment dysfunctionAbnormal spinal movement  INTRODUCTION The phrase spinal segmental dysfunction refers to abnormal movement of a spinal motion segment. The abnormal movement may be passive or active. A spinal motion segment is defined as two adjacent vertebrae, the intervertebral disc between them, and the li ...

Epidural Fibrosis

TERMINOLOGY (SYNONYMS) Peridural fibrosisScar tissueSpinal adhesions INTRODUCTION Epidural fibrosis refers to the formation of scar tissue within the epidural space of the spinal canal. This is often related to back surgery. Scarring (fibrosis) is part of a normal repair process after tissue becomes injured whether the result of surgery or other causes. If to muc ...

Facet Arthropathy

TERMINOLOGYFacet arthrosisFacet arthritisDegenerative facet diseaseDegenerative joint diseaseSpinal joint arthropathy.  INTRODUCTION Facet arthropathy is defined as osteoarthritis of the synovially lined apophyseal spinal (facet) joint. Facet disease (“spine joint diseaseâ€?) is a common cause for chronic back pain with a prevalence ranging from 8-75%. It is felt ...

Facet Syndrome

TERMINOLOGY (SYNONYMS) Facet arthrosisFacet arthritisSpinal joint pain Spinal segment dysfunction Degenerative facet diseaseDegenerative joint diseaseSpinal joint arthropathy. INTRODUCTION Pain arising from one or more spinal (facet) joints is a common cause of neck and back pain. The facet joints are the articulations or connections betwee ...

Failed Back Syndrome

TERMINOLOGY Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS)Chronic post-operative back pain INTRODUCTION Failed back syndrome (FBS) is defined as persistent or onset of low back or extremity pain after spinal surgery.  It has been estimated that over 60% of individuals in pain clinics suffer from failed back syndrome.  There are numerous causes for failed back synd ...

Foraminal Stenosis

TERMINOLOGY Neuroforaminal narrowingSpinal stenosisLateral stenosisNeuroforaminal spondylosis INTRODUCTION Spinal stenosis refers to narrowing of spaces in the spine (backbone) that can result in pressure on the spinal cord and/or nerve roots. This disorder usually involves the narrowing of one or more areas of the spine: (1) the canal in the center of th ...

Low Back Pain (Lumbalgia)

TERMINOLOGY (SYNONYMS) Low back pain INTRODUCTION The back is an intricate part of the body comprised up of bone, muscles, nerves and other supportive soft tissues. The spine helps protects vital organs, supports the upright body and allows for movement. Its function is essential for nearly every move you make. The repeated exposure of the spine to mechanical stress ...

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Larry Gies , DC
Gies Chiropractic & Spine Rehabilitation
Yuba City, CA, 95993
AASP Member
Chiropractic Physician
* Filardo, DC
Orlando, FL, 32789
AASP Non - Member
Chiropractic Physician
. Dr. Berry, DC
Arlington, TX, 76011
AASP Non - Member
Chiropractic Physician
Aaron Cocklin, DC
Church St. Chiropractic
Concord, NC, 28025
AASP Directory Member
Chiropractic Physician
Aaron Cocklin, DC
Church St. Chiropractic
Concord, NC, 28025
AASP Member
Chiropractic Physician
Aaron Jacobson, DC
Eagan Chiropractic
Eagan, MN, 55118
AASP Directory Member
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Aaron Locke, DC
Evergreen Pain Management and Rehabilitation
Sheffield Village, OH, 44054
AASP Member
Chiropractic Physician
Aaron Lundgaard, DC
Total Health Systems
Clinton township, MI, 48038
AASP Directory Member
Chiropractic Physician
Aaron Prinkey, DC
K&A Chiropractic Associates
North Versailles, PA, 15137
AASP Directory Member
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Aaron Richardet, DC
Atlantic Coast Chiropractic
Wilmington, NC, 28405
AASP Directory Member
Chiropractic Physician
Abdollah Nejad, DC
ChiroSports USA
Sunnyvale, CA, 94087
AASP Directory Member
Chiropractic Physician
Abdollah Nejad, DC
L.B. Hooper, M.D., Inc.
Sunnyvale, CA, 94087
AASP Non - Member
Chiropractic Physician
Abhay Patel, DC
Oaktree Medical Centre
Greenville, SC, 29615
AASP Member
Chiropractic Physician
Abraham Lopez, DC
Santa Ana, CA, 92705
AASP Directory Member
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Abraham Mata, DC
Sacramento, CA, 95831
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Chiropractic Physician
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