A large number of spinal injuries are of the thoracolumbar region of the spine. The thoracolumbar junction begins at the T9 vertebra and extends to L2, and is the location of the spines change from kyphosis, the slight outward curvature of the thoracic vertebrae, to the lordosis, or inward curvature, of the lumbar spine. It is susceptible to a number of injuries More than any other area of the spine! Because of this, it is vital to have an understanding of the region.
This detailed and life sized section of the spine displays the sacrum and coccygeal region in full, including the 1-4th vertebrae of the coccyx, as well as the full lumbar spine, and partial thoracic spine (T8-T12). The model is full articulated and shows the spinal cord and nerve branches of this area as well.
The model includes a removable stand, and an informative key card.
Made by GPI Anatomicals. Model measures 4.5x3.5x16 on its own. (Card 6.25x8.25, base 6.5x5). Weighs 3 lbs.