Frequent question: What is cervical spine AP?

What is spine AP?

The anteroposterior (AP) cervical spine projection is part of the cervical spine series.

How can I permanently relieve cervical pain?

Home treatment options

  1. Take an OTC pain reliever, such as acetaminophen (Tylenol) or an NSAID, which includes ibuprofen (Advil) and naproxen sodium (Aleve).
  2. Use a heating pad or a cold pack on your neck to provide pain relief for sore muscles.
  3. Exercise regularly to help you recover faster.

What is the thing in your neck called?

The spinal column contains about two dozen inter-connected, oddly shaped, bony segments, called vertebrae. The neck contains seven of these, known as the cervical vertebrae. They are the smallest and uppermost vertebrae in the body.

What is lumbar spine AP?

What is X – Ray Lumbar Spine AP & LAT View? An X-ray of the lumbar spine is a safe and painless test to visualise the area of the lower back which includes the lumbar vertebral bones (L1 to L5), their intervertebral discs and the surrounding soft tissues like muscles using small amount of radiation.

Do you use a grid for C spine?

In cervical spine radiography, it has been a standard practice to use a grid in the AP cervical spine projection.

What is AP oblique?

The AP oblique cervical spine projections are supplementary views to the standard AP, odontoid and lateral images in the cervical spine series and are always done bilaterally for comparison purposes.

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