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mLumbarDiscHerniation

mLumbarDiscHerniation is an introduction to lumbar disc herniation disease

mLumbarDiscHerniation is an introduction to lumbar disc herniation disease

mLumbarDiscHerniation

by Human Media
mLumbarDiscHerniation
mLumbarDiscHerniation
mLumbarDiscHerniation

What is it about?

mLumbarDiscHerniation is an introduction to lumbar disc herniation disease. The app presents simple visualizations, medical images and educational notes for anyone seeking an understanding of the disease.

mLumbarDiscHerniation

App Details

Version
1.4
Rating
(10)
Size
63Mb
Genre
Medical Education
Last updated
December 4, 2014
Release date
January 27, 2010
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App Screenshots

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App Store Description

mLumbarDiscHerniation is an introduction to lumbar disc herniation disease. The app presents simple visualizations, medical images and educational notes for anyone seeking an understanding of the disease.

REVIEWS
"Great teaching app - I use it with ipad for in-office patient teaching" - Jahooty USA

FEATURES
• Compressive Forces - discusses the compressive forces applied to the spine during movement
• Discs Weakened by - the factors that can weaken the ability of the intervertebral disc to withstand compressive forces
• Minor Disc Injuries - excessive forces applied to the back can cause minor injuries to the intervertebral discs
• Disc Herniation - how small annulus tears accumulate, leading to annulus weakness, through which a disc bulge can form. This can cause pain and can also lead to a disc extrusion and then a sequested disc.
• Cauda Equina Syndrome - how a large herniation can cause a cauda equina syndrome
• Conservative Treatment - non-surgical treatment options

BENEFITS
• patient education
• anatomically accurate
• basic concept without the distraction of real tissue (unclear structure differentiation due to color, texture or blood)
• improved understanding, commitment, outcomes and satisfaction

MORE INFORMATION
mLumbarDH is part of the lumbar spine library of patient education applications. Human Media have a range of spine apps including the reference apps iSpineCare, iSpineOperations and iSpinePainManagement.