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128 Possible Causes for 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] 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] May present with compensatory genu recurvatum. 14 Treatment : Hinged AFO with dorsiflexion assist and/or plantar flexion stop; chemoneurolysis of gastroc-soleus muscle; surgical[now.aapmr.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] 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] This can cause low back pain, problems with urination and weakness, tingling and pain in the legs.[marchofdimes.org]

  • Spinal Cord Lesion

    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] It can cause low back pain, weakness or paralysis in the lower limbs, loss of sensation, bowel and bladder dysfunction, and loss of reflexes.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Muscle Spasm

    Genu recurvatum —Hyperextension of the knee. Hyperactive reflexes —Reflexes that persist too long and may be too strong.[healthofchildren.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] All patients complained of radicular leg pain and were divided into the following three groups according to the presence of and the region of low-back pain: no low-back pain[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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 degree of low back pain was significantly reduced after the operation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] back pain patients with a control group of 359 non-low back pain patients, and checked carefully for leg length differences.[gwheellift.com]

  • 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] 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] 754.32 Congenital subluxation of hip, unilateral 754.33 Congenital subluxation of hip, bilateral 754.35 Congenital dislocation of one hip with subluxation of other hip 754.40 Genu[healthprovidersdata.com]

  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome

    recurvatum was noted and the subject was observed standing with her knees in a hyperextended position.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Research methods for subgrouping low back pain. BMC Med Res Methodol 2010; 10(1): 62.[doi.org] Muscle energy technique in subjects with acute low back pain: a pilot clinical trial.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Joint Subluxation

    Knee hyperextension (genu recurvatum) in a male patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] categorized as ‘mechanical low back pain.’[lommell.com] In 2011, DePalma et al in Pain Medicine identified the SI joint as a low back pain generator in 43%, and possibly as high as 61%, of patients with continued back pain after[spinemd.com]

  • Foot Deformity

    WHAT IS CONGENITAL GENU RECURVATUM DISEASE? Genu recurvatum loosely translates as 'backward-bending knee.'[dailymail.co.uk] . – Knee pain – PP may reduce the shock-absorbing features of the foot, potentially contributing to low back pain.3 22.[slideshare.net] Straight at last: Chen Tuanzhi was born with congenital genu recurvatum disease which caused her knees to bend backwards.[dailymail.co.uk]

  • Congenital Metatarsus Varus

    recurvatum and bowing of long bones of leg 0 Genu recurvatum 1 Congenital dislocation of knee (with genu recurvatum) 2 Congenital bowing of femur 3 Congenital bowing of tibia[dhs.state.il.us] Foot function and low back pain. Foot 1999; 9:175–80. 38 Alonso-Vázquez A, Villarroya MA, Franco MA, Asín J, Calvo B.[ghrnet.org] 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]

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