Vertebrae

comparison of lumbar thoracic and cervical vertebrae

A typical vertebra consists of a body, an arch and a central foramen (or collectively a canal) in which the spinal cord is contained.

Forearm Supination

forearm supination

The supinator muscle rotates, or supinates, the forearm and hand. Other muscles that can perform this function are …

Spine Posterior View

spine in posterior body

The first cervical vertebrae is called the Atlas and the second the Axis. In between each vertebrae is a fibrocartilaginous intervertebral disc.