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100 Possible Causes for Abnormal Gait, Genu Recurvatum, Low Back Pain

  • Hip Contracture

    Keep compensatory mechanism, do not fix lumbar hyperlordosis 3) Knee extensor weakness: Knee buckling (uncompensated), genu recurvatum (compensated).[now.aapmr.org] In addition, some postural and gait abnormalities caused by hip flexion contracture were observed in many patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lastly, for individuals with low back pain that is sensitive to spinal extension, tight hip flexors may lead these individuals to perform spinal movements that bias increased[peerj.com]

  • Leg Length Inequality

    […] minor LLD longer leg shows e.g. excess foot pronation, internal knee/limb rotation, lack of knee extension; shorter leg shows supination (high arch), early heel lift and genu[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The magnitude of leg-length inequality closely correlated with awareness of the inequality, abnormal gait, use of ambulatory assistive devices, the need for a shoe lift, prior[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The degree of low back pain was significantly reduced after the operation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Cord Lesion

    walking or balancing; difficulty breathing after the injury; or a twisted neck or back.[livescience.com] Lumbar lordosis and genu recurvatum may develop as extended pelvis and extended knee becomes necessary during ambulation.[boneandspine.com] Red flags See also separate Neck Pain (Cervicalgia) and Torticollis and Low Back Pain and Sciatica articles.[patient.info]

  • Talipes Cavus

    recurvatum 754.41 Congenital dislocation of knee (with genu recurvatum) 754.42 Congenital bowing of femur 754.43 Congenital bowing of tibia and fibula 754.44 Congenital bowing[healthprovidersdata.com] abnormal gait Browse Doctors achilles tendonitis Our Approach Browse Doctors achilles tendon rupture Browse Doctors achondroplasia Our Approach Browse Doctors ankle arthritis[med.nyu.edu] Case history of a patient with low back pain and cavus feet. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 1980; 70: 299-301 Aktas S, Sussman MD.[physio-pedia.com]

  • Coxa Valga

    […] valgum Genu varum Genu recurvatum Discoid meniscus Congenital patellar dislocation Congenital knee dislocation foot deformity : varus Club foot Pigeon toe valgus Flat feet[ipfs.io] It tends to go unnoticed until walking age is reached, when the deformity results in a leg length difference or abnormal gait pattern.[physio-pedia.com] pain ( Radiculopathy, Neck pain, Sciatica, Low back pain ) Soft tissue disorders muscle : Myositis - Myositis ossificans ( Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva ) synovium[wikidoc.org]

  • Achondroplasia

    BACKGROUND: Genu recurvatum, a posterior resting position of the knee, is a common lower extremity deformity in patients with achondroplasia and has been thought to be secondary[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These result in a "rolling" gait abnormality. BACK[web.archive.org] A 61-year-old man with a history of achondroplastic dwarfism presented with low back pain and radiculopathy and neurogenic claudication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemiparesis

    ., with genu recurvatum) to be assessed.[journals.plos.org] The patient walks with an abnormally narrow base, dragging both legs and scraping the toes.[stanford25.wordpress.com] The incidence of low back pain in adult scoliosis. Spine 1981;6:268-73. Gross RH. Leg length discrepancy: how much is too much? Orthopedics 1978;1:307-10. Friberg O.[rehab.research.va.gov]

  • Muscle Spasm

    Genu recurvatum —Hyperextension of the knee. Hyperactive reflexes —Reflexes that persist too long and may be too strong.[healthofchildren.com] When the muscles of the calf or foot are affected, it can lead to difficulty walking. When Should Someone Seek Medical Care for Muscle Cramps?[emedicinehealth.com] […] practices and guidelines for diagnosing and treating acute low-back pain and to offer commentary and examples from their clinical experience.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture

    recurvatum, and midtarsal rotation may occur and add not only to Achilles tendinosis but also, in some cases, to a "whipping effect” of the Achilles tendon. [1] Etiology[emedicine.com] Additionally, because the function of the Achilles tendon is to enable plantarflexion (bending the foot downward), patients often have difficulty walking or standing up on[ucsfhealth.org] […] shoes Very gradual Late 40s Pain in back of heel, worsening with initiation of activity, improving with rest; pain while wearing shoes; limp develops over time Tender, palpable[aafp.org]

  • Tibia Varum

    During the early years there can be some obvious gait abnormalities in children.[patient.info] recurvatum, tibiofemoral angle, and foot pronation decreased with maturation.[wikigait.wordpress.com] Spondylolysis is a defect or crack in the back part of the vertebra, which causes back pain.[shrinershospitalsforchildren.org]

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