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Vertebroplasty - series—Normal anatomy

Normal anatomy


The spine is made up of bones (vertebrae) separated by soft cushions (intervertebral discs).

Review Date 7/13/2015

Updated by: C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, San Francisco, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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