Glossary - Understandable Definitions of Medical Terms Beginning with 'P'
The Spine-health Medical Glossary provides accurate, easy-to-understand definitions for common (and not-so-common) terms related to chronic pain, spine surgery, back pain, and more. Click on a letter to get started.
- Pain Management/Pain Medicine
- Pain Medication
- Pars Interarticularis
- Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
- Peridural Fibrosis
- Physical Therapist
- Physical Therapy
- Piriformis Muscle
- Piriformis Syndrome
- Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
- Posterolateral Gutter Fusion Surgery
- Powered Surgical Instruments
- Preclinical Studies
- Primary Care Physician