There are over 120 muscles in the spinal column alone. These ligaments keep the vertebrae interconnected, which is paramount to keeping the spine as well as the nerves it’s protecting within the spinal cord stable. Back pain is among the most common reasons for a physician visit – in fact, approximately 80 percent of Americans will suffer from this condition at some point during their lives. Visit Colorado Spine Institute in Johnstown today to find effective treatment for your back pain!