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What is he popular theory of intra abdominal cavity pressure and intervertebral disc response to weight bearing

Increasing the intra abdominal cavity pressure will diminish the amount of resistance the intervertebral disc needs to generate by up to 50%

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How does the intervertebral disc attach to the vertebral body

Sharpeys fibers from the outer lamellae of the annulus fibrosus are firmed embedded into the epiphyseal rims of the adjacent vertebral bodies

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