Things You Don’t Know About The Spine

The spine is a very intricate bone in our bodies. Here are a few things you may not know about the spine:

  • Continuous communication: Your spine is in constant communication with the rest of your body. It is consistently relaying messages and plays a key part in your overall health.
  • Changing vertebrae count: The number of vertebrae in our spine changes throughout our lives. You start with 33 vertebrae when you are born and are reduced to 24 when you reach adulthood. 
  • Cervical spine significance: The cervical (neck) of the spine is known for its role in supporting your head movements and housing the upper spinal cord segments.