Cervical Discography (diskography)

Cervical discography is not the complete list of music by an artist, but instead is a procedure where participants helped science by allowing the practitioner to puncture their cervical spine in order to determine the location of referred pain.

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Diskogenic Pain- pain induced by stimulation of the disk
– anterior
– posterior

Neurogenic pain- pain resulting from irritation or stimulation of nervous system elements
– nerve root
– dural sheeth of the root
– spinal cord

Lesson: This picture shows diskogenic pain, while peripheralization of symptoms is usually a result of neurogenic pain and not the actual disk, which can run down the arm along the path of the nerve.

Pain with extension=
stenosis
lateral disk protrusion
posterior element pathology

Reference: Cervical Diskography by Dr. Ralph Cloward MD

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