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Metroplitan LA
1832 W. 7th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Tel. (213) 484-0040

West LA
11540 Santa Monica Blvd.
Second Floor - Suite #203
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Tel. (310) 477-9210
 

Spinal Cord

Spinal Cord is a long, thin, tubular bundle of nervous tissue and support cells that extends from the brainThe brain and Spinal Cord together make up the central nervous system. It is around 45 cm (18 in) in men and around 43 cm (17 in) long in women. The Spinal Cord functions primarily in the transmission of neural signals between the brain and the rest of the body but also contains neural circuits that can independently control numerous reflexes and central pattern generators. The Spinal Cord has three major functions: