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Examination of the Lumbar Spine

  • K Mohan Iyer
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Abstract

The brief functions of the lumbar spine are as follows: 1. It transports the cauda equina to the lower limb 2. It provides mobility to the back 3. It provides support to the upper portion of the body and 4. It transmits weight to the pelvis and lower limb.

Keywords

Lumbar Spine Sciatic Nerve Spinous Process Sacroiliac Joint Ischial Tuberosity 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • K Mohan Iyer
    • 1
  1. 1.BangaloreIndia

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