The annulus fibrosus is the tough outer portion of the intervertebral disks that separate the bones of the spine, called vertebrae. This animation tells you more about these disks.
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What is the annulus fibrosus?
Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology, answered
What can cause cramps in my fingers?
Maoshing Ni, PhD, LAc, Gerontology, answeredCramps arise when there is a disruption in the natural flow of energy, blood, and fluid circulation. This can be caused by a variety of factors. Lifestyle, work and recreational habits, and inherited genes are all important things to consider. I suggest you consult with your primary physician to rule out calcification or salt built up in the joints.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.
What is considered a common sports injury?
Common sport injuries usually happen to body parts like the knee, shoulder and ankle, and tend to be sprains and strains. Fortunately, most of these injuries can be treated non-operatively. However, in certain cases, if the injury is more severe, they will need surgical attention.
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