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42 Possible Causes for Genu Recurvatum, Low Back Pain, Muscle Twitch

  • Muscle Spasm

    Genu recurvatum —Hyperextension of the knee. Hyperactive reflexes —Reflexes that persist too long and may be too strong.[healthofchildren.com] Rare causes of Muscle Twitching and Spasms Following causes of Muscle Twitching and Spasm which makes it necessary to meet your doctor ASAP – Muscle twitching in neck, hips[myfitfuel.in] […] 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]

  • Spinal Cord Lesion

    Lumbar lordosis and genu recurvatum may develop as extended pelvis and extended knee becomes necessary during ambulation.[boneandspine.com] […] reflexly to cause the normally visible muscle twitch.[encyclopedia.com] Red flags See also separate Neck Pain (Cervicalgia) and Torticollis and Low Back Pain and Sciatica articles.[patient.info]

  • Muscle Cramp

    recurvatum (a deformity of the knee joint that causes the knee to bend backward) Nerve disorders Motor neuron disease (nerve disorders that affect voluntary muscles—those[msdmanuals.com] The athlete filmed his calf muscle as it jumped up and down, twitching and convulsing inside his leg, as the muscle tightened and relaxed 'Many people get these muscle twitches[dailymail.co.uk] With inflammation, the muscles can spasm leading to severe low back pain and difficulty moving.[abcnews.go.com]

  • Spinal Cord Injury

    Lumbar lordosis and genu recurvatum may develop as extended pelvis and extended knee becomes necessary during ambulation.[boneandspine.com] This eventually leads to muscle weakening, twitching, and an inability to move the arms, legs, and body. The condition slowly gets worse.[neuralstem.com] back pain following a fall into a pothole.[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] Stimulators Emphysema Encephalitis Endurance Epilepsy Epstein-Barr Virus Exercise Machines Exercise Techniques Fartlek Fascia Fast Twitch Fat Fatigue Fats and Oils Feldenkrais[ptonthenet.com] The degree of low back pain was significantly reduced after the operation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Poliomyelitis

    recurvatum (see the image below) Genu recurvatum deformity of right knee.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] and/or joints Increased muscle weakness/muscle pain Decrease in muscle mass (muscle atrophy) Increasing joint instability/joint deformities Cramping Muscle twitching Changes[ottobockus.com] They complain of increasing muscle weakness, joint and muscle pain, fatigue, breathing difficulties, loss of stamina, low back pain, and intolerance to cold.[questia.com]

  • 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] , Skeletal Muscle Fibers, Skeletal Ultrasonography, Doppler Muscle Fibers, Fast-Twitch Muscle Fibers, Slow-Twitch Arthralgia Ilizarov Technique Muscle Weakness Minimally Invasive[medicine.yale.edu] 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]

  • Postural Defect

    In prolonged conditions, the result is often the development of distinct knee hyperextension (genu recurvatum) that is most difficult to correct without the use of a check[chiro.org] Two types of muscle fibres Skeletal muscle is made up of two types of muscle fibre – static (often called 'slow twitch') and phasic (often called 'fast twitch').[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] ., Educational approaches to management of low back pain. Orthop Nurs, 1989, 8 (1), 43-46 2.[degruyter.com]

  • Congenital Absence of Thigh and Lower Leg with Foot Present

    : · valgum · varum Rudimentary patella Excludes: congenital: · dislocation of knee ( Q68.2 ) · genu recurvatum ( Q68.2 ) nail patella syndrome ( Q87.2 ) Q74.2 Other congenital[apps.who.int] Children’s with neuromuscular disorders often experience muscle pain or weakness, muscle twitching, cramping, numbness and tingling, muscle stiffness causing joint deformities[animedicalgroup.com] […] of low back pain.[veterans.gc.ca]

  • Hemiparesis

    ., with genu recurvatum) to be assessed.[journals.plos.org] The rating scale for muscle strength is as follows: 0/5 No movement 1/5 Mild muscle twitching 2/5 Movements from side to side, but cannot lift the arm or leg up against gravity[stroke.about.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]

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