"Annular bulging" refers to a protrusion from a spinal disc that is still contained by the annulus, connective fibers that give the spinal discs strength. When these fibers are torn or compromised, the condition is known... More »

Bulging or herniated disks can require decompression surgery if physical therapy or other nonsurgical care does not reduce back pain after 12 weeks, reports Spine-health.com. Nonsurgical options include chiropractic mani... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases

Resting, taking certain medications, undergoing cortisone injections, undertaking physical therapy and using certain traction devices may aid in treating a bulging disc in the neck, according to Healthline. In rare insta... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases

The sternal angle, also known as the Angle of Louis, is a protrusion at the joint between the manubrium and the main, lower portion of the sternum. The manubrium is a bone directly above the sternum to which the first an... More »

www.reference.com Science Human Anatomy Bones

Fibrocartilage is found in intervertebral discs, pubic symphysis, anulus fibrosis, menisci and in the temporomandibular joint. It is the only type of cartilage that has both type one and type two collagen. More »

The iliotibial band is a band of fibers that stretches from the iliac crest to the pelvis. This band runs along the outside of the thigh and connects to the tibia. Muscles from the buttocks and hip joint also attach to t... More »

www.reference.com Science Human Anatomy Bones

The cribriform plate transmits small olfactory nerve fibers that carry the sense of smell. The plate is a thin bone with perforations at the roof of the nose. More »