Spine-health, InnerBody and Healthline provide pictures of the lumbar spine. Spine-health shows the lumbar spine with labels identifying the five lumbar vertebrae. InnerBody provides several views of the lumbar spine, wh... More »

The lumbar spine is made up of vertebrae found in the lower back, says Spine-health. These vertebrae curve in toward the abdomen and begin 5 or 6 inches below the scapular bones. Doctors refer to these vertebrae alphanum... More »

A pars defect of the lumbar spine refers to a stress fracture of the pars interarticularis, a small section of bone that joins the joints of the vertebrae in the back of the spine, according to OrthoInfo. Another name fo... More »

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