Cervical MRI scan reviewed- In this blog post Dr. Castanet uses an MRI scan to explain the relevant anatomy of the neck. He reviews the anatomy of the neck including the vertebrae, discs, spinal cord. He also discusses concepts like degeneration, arthritis, loss of water content in the discs as a reflection of the degenerative process, disc/osteophyte complexes, the normal cervical curve, reduced disc space and more.

A basic knowledge of neck anatomy is essential to understanding the various pathologies and what is the most effective redress for the various pathologies. Dr. Castanet, provides a simple-to-understand explanation of the neck anatomy in layman’s terms.

In other posts you can learn about his recommended treatment for neck and low back pain, why it works, why it is the best approach to treatment and the actual regenerative potential of the spine. Regenerating the spine is possible, modestly. But that is all that is required for most patients with most spinal problems, to realize significant improvement or resolution of their pain. The spine can’t be young again, but modest improvements using Dr. Castanet’s unique treatment approach, is a highly effective treatment- BETTER than other treatments for most patients.

Dr. Castanet has treated patients from Atlanta and all the surrounding Atlanta metro cities including Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Tucker, Decatur, Norcross, Johns Creek, Marietta, Alpharetta, Peachtree City, Doraville, Lilburn, Stone Mountain, Grayson, Lawrenceville, Suwanee and more.