The spinal column is a flexible series of
bones that supports your entire body to stand up. It also protects the
spinal cord, which is the main "road" for nerve impulses to
the brain. The spinal column runs through the entire torso from
the neck to the "tail bone" located midway through the
The clavicle or collar bone is a long
curved bone above the first rib. The clavicle acts as a fulcrum
to allow the muscles to provide lateral motion to the arms. You can
easily feel your clavicle below your neck toward your shoulder.
The scapula is a large, flat bone,
triangular in shape, located in the back of the shoulder.
upper spine, clavicle, scapula