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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).[] In addition, some postural and gait abnormalities caused by hip flexion contracture were observed in many patients.[] 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[]

  • 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[] 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[] The degree of low back pain was significantly reduced after the operation.[]

  • Spinal Cord Lesion

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

  • 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[] abnormal gait Browse Doctors achilles tendonitis Our Approach Browse Doctors achilles tendon rupture Browse Doctors achondroplasia Our Approach Browse Doctors ankle arthritis[] 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.[]

  • 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[] It tends to go unnoticed until walking age is reached, when the deformity results in a leg length difference or abnormal gait pattern.[] pain ( Radiculopathy, Neck pain, Sciatica, Low back pain ) Soft tissue disorders muscle : Myositis - Myositis ossificans ( Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva ) synovium[]

  • 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[] These result in a "rolling" gait abnormality. BACK[] A 61-year-old man with a history of achondroplastic dwarfism presented with low back pain and radiculopathy and neurogenic claudication.[]

  • Hemiparesis

    ., with genu recurvatum) to be assessed.[] The patient walks with an abnormally narrow base, dragging both legs and scraping the toes.[] 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.[]

  • Muscle Spasm

    Genu recurvatum —Hyperextension of the knee. Hyperactive reflexes —Reflexes that persist too long and may be too strong.[] 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?[] […] practices and guidelines for diagnosing and treating acute low-back pain and to offer commentary and examples from their clinical experience.[]

  • 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[] 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[] […] 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[]

  • Tibia Varum

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

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