— (Independent Medical Examination) An examination arranged by a third-party payer which is theoretically designed to impartially evaluate a practice member’s disability or another doctor’s diagnosis or treatment plan.
— A loss, alteration or abnormality of psychological, physiological or anatomical structure or function.
— Lower in position.
— A reaction of soft tissue due to injury that may include malfunction, discomfort, rise in temperature, swelling and increased blood supply.
— Damage or deficit to the nervous system.
— Fibrocartilage padding between vertebral bodies that act as a shock absorber, with a pulpy centre that acts as a ball-bearing.
— The lateral opening through which spinal nerve roots exit the spinal column.