In vitro analysis of the segmental flexibility of the thoracic spine

Abstract

Basic knowledge about the thoracic spinal flexibility is limited and to the authors' knowledge, no in vitro studies have examined the flexibility of every thoracic spinal segment under standardized experimental conditions using pure moments. In our in vitro study, 68 human thoracic functional spinal units including the costovertebral joints (at least n = 6… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177823

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