Joints of the Neck

Rachel Malcheski

Anatomy of Cervical Spine

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Atlas-Occipital Articulation (atlantooccipital joint)

  • Structurally classified as a synovial joint
  • Functionally classified as a diarthrotic joint-condyloid

Intervertebral Joints

  • Structurally classified as cartilaginous
  • Functionally classified as diarthrotic-gliding
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Cervical Discs

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  • chiropractic treatment
  • physical therapy
  • spine fusion, disc removal

Bone Spurs

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  • anti-inflammatories
  • chiropractic
  • laminectomy

Muscle Strain

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  • ice
  • pain relievers
  • REST
  • cervical collar

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