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Ghost Medical - Understanding Degenerative Disc Disease through Pathology

Ghost Medical Animation + VR Surgery
May 18, 2006
Learn about spinal health and the causes of sciatica in this medically accurate video produced by Ghost Productions. Available for distribution on .edu and .org websites.


Production Date: 2006 Note: This video is provided for educational purposes and can be distributed freely on .edu and .org websites alongside an active link to Summary: Healthy range of spinal motion is displayed. Disc height is lost over time due to age or injury. Increased contact with endplates causes bone spurs to form. Decreased disc height results in less space for the nerve roots. Combined with increased lateral motion, this condition causes nerve root irritation. Pain is manifested in back and legs as sciatica.
This medically accurate video, produced in 2006 by Ghost Productions, focuses on the area of medicine related to spinal health. It demonstrates the healthy range of spinal motion and explains how disc height can be lost over time due to age or injury. The video also highlights how increased contact with endplates can cause bone spurs to form, resulting in less space for the nerve roots. This condition, combined with increased lateral motion, can cause nerve root irritation, leading to pain in the back and legs known as sciatica. This educational video is available for distribution on .edu and .org websites, with an active link to


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