• Surgery
  • I am not currently in pain, but very worried that any surgery is going to start a domino effect on my some what healthy spine. (medhelp.org)
  • "Operation Straight Spine" is the first-ever charitable project of its kind in India and consists of outpatient clinics, major spine surgery interventions, ward rounds and teaching seminars for local support staff and physicians. (spine-health.com)
  • Trained RMSP Orthopaedic residents and nursing staff in spine surgery and perioperative care techniques. (spine-health.com)
  • Many spine conditions can be treated non-operatively, but when spine surgery is necessary, you'll find the best of the best at Emory. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • BOTHELL, WA, January 10, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Spine Institute Northwest announced today it has launched a new website, designed to inform and engage current and future patients as they consider their options for back pain relief, including spinal injection, minimally invasive spinal surgery and other non surgical therapy options. (24-7pressrelease.com)
  • Dr. Kamson is a Fellow of the American Academy of Minimally Invasive Spine Medicine & Surgery and co-author of a text book for the Innovative field of minimally invasive spinal medicine and surgery: The Practice of Minimally Invasive Spinal Technique, 2005 Milleneum edition. (24-7pressrelease.com)
  • AMPA
  • proposed that the spine apparatus may be involved in post-translational protein processing, similar to that observed in the golgi apparatus, and function in the post-translational processing of GluR1 and GluR2 subunits, which are locally translated in dentritic spines, of AMPA receptors. (wikipedia.org)
  • neurons
  • In addition to spines providing an anatomical substrate for memory storage and synaptic transmission, they may also serve to increase the number of possible contacts between neurons. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spines are found on the dendrites of most principal neurons in the brain, including the pyramidal neurons of the neocortex, the medium spiny neurons of the striatum, and the Purkinje cells of the cerebellum. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hippocampal and cortical pyramidal neurons may receive tens of thousands of mostly excitatory inputs from other neurons onto their equally numerous spines, whereas the number of spines on Purkinje neuron dendrites is an order of magnitude larger. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spines are particularly advantageous to neurons by compartmentalizing biochemical signals. (wikipedia.org)
  • anatomical
  • Basic imaging techniques, which includes x-ray imaging, can reveal degenerative changes of the spine, while more advanced imaging techniques, such as computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), can allow visualization of more detailed anatomical structures, including that of the associated nerves and muscles. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a zoological context, a spine is a hard, needle-like anatomical structure. (wikipedia.org)
  • posterior
  • A mental spine is a small projection of bone on the posterior aspect of the mandible (lower jaw bone) in the midline. (wikipedia.org)
  • From the posterior border of the body of the Ischium there extends backward a thin and pointed triangular eminence, the ischial spine, more or less elongated in different subjects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mammals
  • In most spiny mammals, the spines are modified hairs, with a spongy center covered in a thick, hard layer of keratin, and a sharp, sometimes barbed, tip. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spines in mammals include the prickles of hedgehogs and the quills of porcupines as well as the prickly fur of spiny mice and Tenrec. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ancient precursor to mammals, Dimetrodon, had extremely long spines on their backbone that were joined together with a web of skin that formed a sail-like structure. (wikipedia.org)
  • scoliosis
  • Jeffrey R. McConnell, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon working at the Pennsylvania Spine & Scoliosis Institute, OAA Orthopaedic Specialists, Allentown, PA, with over twenty years surgical experience, fourteen of those years as a specialist spine surgeon. (spine-health.com)
  • symptoms
  • Railway spine was a nineteenth-century diagnosis for the post-traumatic symptoms of passengers involved in railroad accidents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Germany's leading neurologist, Hermann Oppenheim, claimed that all railway spine symptoms were due to physical damage to the spine or brain, whereas French and British scholars, notably Jean-Martin Charcot and Herbert Page, insisted that some symptoms could be caused by hysteria (now known as conversion disorder). (wikipedia.org)
  • mushroom
  • The spine apparatus consists of membranous saccules and tubules along with wispy filamentous material and is usually associated with a large mushroom-shaped dendritic spine. (wikipedia.org)
  • injuries
  • The site aims to make it easier for those suffering from chronic pain, sports injuries, leg, foot and ankle problems or people with physical therapy needs to learn more about the medical team and services at Spine Institute Northwest. (24-7pressrelease.com)
  • Injuries of the Spine and Spinal Column Without Apparent Mechanical Lesion. (wikipedia.org)
  • species
  • The penises of some bird species feature spines and brush-like filaments. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because spines are sharp, they can puncture skin and inflict pain and damage which may cause the predator to avoid that species from that point on. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the case of some large species of stingray, a puncture with the barbed spine and the accompanying venom has occasionally been fatal to a human. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because many species of fish and invertebrates carry venom within their spines, a general rule of thumb is to treat every injury as if it were a snake bite. (wikipedia.org)
  • The majority of anuran species that present humeral spines are glassfrogs (family Centrolenidae) but humeral spines have been reported in various other species of different families of frogs, including Ceratophryidae and Hylidae. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed
  • This includes the single "The Light Inside" which would go on to rank as the second most downloaded Caroline's Spine song,[citation needed] just under "Sullivan. (wikipedia.org)
  • structures
  • These spines have been described as being simple, single-pointed structures (macaques) or complex with two or three points per spine (strepsirrhines). (wikipedia.org)
  • The structures of spine apparatuses differ depending on their elaboration and position in the spine. (wikipedia.org)
  • calcium-dependent
  • For example, calcium-dependent mechanisms, similar to ones associated with cell shape and maintenance, have been linked to dynamic changes of spine plasma membrane surface area. (wikipedia.org)
  • commonly
  • Until the development of confocal microscopy on living tissues, it was commonly admitted that spines were formed during embryonic development and then would remain stable after birth. (wikipedia.org)
  • relatively
  • The SA is believed to play a critical role in learning and memory, but the exact function of the spine apparatus is still considered relatively enigmatic. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Benefits of the large surface area of the spine apparatus include increased electronic properties of the spine and contribution to longitudinal resistance of the cytoplasm. (wikipedia.org)
  • Content
  • This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Frostbite Spine" (content from the Geographic Names Information System). (wikipedia.org)
  • SPINE is a free, open source content management system for publishing content on the World Wide Web and intranets. (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • In the U.S., Dr. McConnell established the Spine Education and Research Foundation to help fund the project, solicited donors, recruited skilled team members, and arranged for donated supplies and equipment. (spine-health.com)
  • In many cases, spines are a defense mechanism that help protect the animal against potential predators. (wikipedia.org)
  • dendrite
  • A dendritic spine (or spine) is a small membranous protrusion from a neuron's dendrite that typically receives input from a single axon at the synapse. (wikipedia.org)
  • The connection to the smooth endoplasmic reticulum also suggests a potential pathway for the transfer of proteins between the spine and dendrite. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • The various projects to create the spine are at different stages of development, and will be completed at different times. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • Spines are found in a wide range of animals both vertebrate and invertebrate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spines are found in the rays of certain finned bony fishes including scorpion fish. (wikipedia.org)
  • The sting that is found in a stingray is a type of barbed spine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spines are also found in invertebrate animals, such as sea urchins. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spines are also found in internal organs in invertebrates, such as the copulatory spines in the male or female organs of certain flatworms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two peaks of the High Spine, the John Hancock Tower and the Prudential Tower are found in Boston's Back Bay between Massachusetts Avenue and Arlington Street. (wikipedia.org)
  • The other peaks of the High Spine are found in the Financial District. (wikipedia.org)
  • therefore
  • Therefore, the spine apparatus can have a direct effect on the membrane potential of the spine plasma membrane by variation in position and volume. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • Mice that lack the gene for synaptopodin do not form a spine apparatus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Part of the planned-to-be-electrified Great Western Main Line (GWML) (from Reading to Didcot) will form part of the Electric Spine. (wikipedia.org)
  • muscles
  • The inferior mental spines are the points of origin of the geniohyoid muscle, one of the suprahyoid muscles and the superior mental spines are the origin of the genioglossus muscle, one of the muscles of the tongue. (wikipedia.org)
  • integral
  • The appearance of molecular markers for satellite secretory pathways provides further evidence that the spine apparatus plays a role in local integral membrane protein translocation and processing. (wikipedia.org)
  • The rebuilt 46 mile-long East West Rail Link from Oxford (via Bicester and Bletchley) to Bedford will be electrified as an integral part of the Electric Spine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Center
  • Robert B. Winter, MD, is one of the founders of the Twin Cities Spine Center, and currently serves as a research consultant there. (google.com)
  • Volume
  • The variable spine shape and volume is thought to be correlated with the strength and maturity of each spine-synapse. (wikipedia.org)
  • The spine apparatus occupies a large portion of the volume of the spine stalk, which allows it to contribute significantly to the longitudinal resistance of the cytoplasm. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients
  • Seattle-based Spine Institute Northwest recently launched a new website designed to serve patients who are looking for minimally invasive, safe and effective options for back pain relief. (24-7pressrelease.com)
  • surface
  • The TrkB receptor for BDNF is also expressed on the spine surface, and is believed to play a role in spine survival. (wikipedia.org)
  • Consisting of continuous parallel flattened cisternae, the spine apparatus has a large surface area which is beneficial for its function. (wikipedia.org)
  • Right hip bone, external surface, showing the greater and lesser sciatic notches, separated by the ischial spine. (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • Even without national promotion or television exposure, Caroline's Spine continued to make a name for themselves around the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • The "Electric Spine" was the name for part of a, now largely cancelled, rolling programme of railway electrification projects in England initially estimated to cost £800 million, but later thought to cost close to £3 billion. (wikipedia.org)
  • The north-south axis of the link leads to the spine name. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spine Chillers is also the name of a British series aimed at older viewers, a horror/comedy anthology first shown on BBC Three in 2003. (wikipedia.org)