What Does My Mid Back Have To Do With My Sciatic Pain?!?!

birdplanesupermanAs I grow in my Osteopathic journey, and really my life, it is interesting to note how many things are directly in front of us and easily accessible yet seemingly unused. One such case is the very basic anatomy of the spinal cord and the vertebral column. When looking back through posts I have made on this site I have always made specific use of the term vertebral column as I do not consider the spinal cord as synonymous with it and I definitely do not consider the term spinal column accurate or useful. As we go through this short journey I will make it clear why! Continue reading

Fine Rib Nine

Now we are at the ninth rib. The ninth rib is a false rib and exhibits essentially the same effects as a lesion of the eighth rib. Marion Clark does very little writing on the ninth rib due to the similarities to the eighth rib (I will do the regular run down of associated structures though!). Continue reading