latest update from our clients  Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Fort Lauderdale Dr. Matthew D Hepler

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There is no doubt that your spine plays a crucial role and it’s very important for your body. For instance, your spine is flexible, protects your spinal cord, supports your body weight, and more! Our spine surgeon in Fort Lauderdalewould like to share with you 13 fascinating facts about your spine. Here they are!

1. Your spine is more flexible than you think

Your spine is really flexible! If you separated it from the body, it could be bent to form ⅔ of a complete circle.  

2. Spine functions independently of the brain

Your brain is connected to the spinal cord. However, the spinal cord doesn’t take all commands from the brain and it had the ability to send direct signals to the muscles. A good example of this is a muscle spasm, where reflex signals that cause movement don’t come from the brain.

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