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AN1330:Spinal Anatomy


Lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 0
Hours: 45
Credit hours: 3




This course is a study of the gross anatomy of the human spine focusing on the osseous, ligamentous and muscular structures of the cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral and coccygeal regions.  It also introduces the student to the neuroanatomy of the spinal cord, spinal nerves, and the autonomic nervous system. Emphasis is placed on the important anatomical relations in the practice of chiropractic. Correlations will be made to various clinical presentations using a computer case-based program and instructor presentation of cases. The cases will emphasize clinical presentations related to spinal anatomy with contributions from other courses in trimester one when appropriate.

Course Syllabus