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The crash broke at least one of his vertebra and four ribs.
While the Raiders and Broncos keep playing, Oakland quarterback Derek Carr is getting X-rays for what will eventually be revealed as vertebrae chipped in several places when an opponent’s knee is driven into his nameplate.
Your vertebrae are also attached to ligaments and tendons that connect them to other structures, including your muscles.
Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band have postponed the rest of their North American Runaway Train Tour so their bandleader can tend to a medical issue concerning his vertebrae.
In modern human children, those vertebrae are fused around the ages of four to six.
Two of Rudi’s vertebrae had received compression fractures.
Speight fractured three back vertebrae on a sack in a game at Purdue and Peters was knocked out of the game against Wisconsin.
The team also found the Neanderthal child still had several unfused vertebrae.
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