Living With Chronic Pain

Herniated Discs

In the large vertebral bodies of the back (see the post on OsteoarthritisĀ here), there are bony extensions that come off the sides, called the transverse process. These also have holes where the nerves from the cord exit, and then separate into increasingly smaller nerves that innervate the muscles in the extremities. The nerves allow the… Continue reading Herniated Discs