— The triangular bone at the base of the spine.
— A pain that radiates from the back into the buttocks and into the leg caused by the irritation of the sciatic nerve, the largest nerve in the body.
— A sideways curve of the spine as viewed from the back.
— An incorrect name given to a condition in which a disc becomes wedge-shaped and bulges. In extreme cases this pressure will cause a disc to rupture.
— SOT stands for Sacro Occipital Technique, a method of normalizing the relationship between the foundation of the spine and the top of the spine by specifically positioning the body to use its weight to correct itself.
— A contraction of muscle tissue.
— A posterior protruding part of a spinal bone that can be seen or felt when examining the spine.
— A projecting body, as from a bone.
— A misalignment and malfunction of the spine that is less than a dislocation and that interferes with the nervous system, associated organs, muscles and soft tissues of the body.
— Upper or higher in position.
— Lying horizontally on the back with the face upward.