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    Anatomical poster for use in doctor's offices for patient education of spine anatomy and back pain.
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We created a spine anatomy poster to help physicians explain basic spine anatomy and common spine problems to patients at office visits. The poster features a full lateral spine illustration, 3 common spine problems, and normal anatomy for comparison.  It also includes a drawing showing the dermatomes of the body which is helpful for patients with radiating or referred pain. This pain is often difficult to understand because its source is in a different location from where the pain is actually felt.
 
The next phase of this project will be to add the surgical treatments used to treat the 3 conditions to the back side of the poster.
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image detail - dermatomes, anterior and posterior