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57 Possible Causes for Paravertebral Muscle Spasm

  • Lumbar Disk Herniation

    Muscle Spasm- Muscle spasm is often reflex spasm of paravertebral muscles secondary to irritation or pinch of spinal nerve mostly within inter-vertebral foramina.[] The "stiffness" is usually the result of spasm or tightness of the powerful muscles ( "Paraspinal/Paravertebral Muscles" ) that lie along both sides of the back of the Spinal[] Spinal nerve supplies a motor branch to paravertebral muscles. Branch of irritated spinal nerve to paravertebral muscles triggers muscle spasm.[]

  • Osteoporosis

    muscle spasms exacerbated by activity and decreased by lying supine Patients often remain motionless in bed because of fear of causing an exacerbation of pain Acute pain[] […] lumbar spine The pain is described variably as sharp, nagging, or dull; movement may exacerbate pain; in some cases, pain radiates to the abdomen Pain is often accompanied by paravertebral[]

  • Spondylolisthesis

    Other clinical signs of spondylolisthesis include a weak and drooping abdominal wall, paravertebral muscle hypertrophy, increased lumbar lordosis, hamstring muscle spasm,[] Tenderness and spasms of the paravertebral muscles may be present at the level of the vertebral defect and surrounding segments.[]

  • Vertebral Compression Fracture

    OBJECT: Long-term follow-up study is required for verifying whether the clinical outcomes of kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty are altered. The authors' findings showed only subtle differences between these operations within a 5-year period. However, they still suggest the use of vertebroplasty over kyphoplasty in[…][]

  • Stage IV Prostate Carcinoma

    Summary: Stage 4 prostate cancer is an advanced stage of cancer in which cancer has affected areas outside the prostate gland & seminal vesicles. Introduction Prostate cancer is a form of cancer which affects men. Prostate cancer begins in the prostate; a gland found below the bladder which produces part of[…][]

  • Pott's Fracture

    . Introduction Dupuytren's fracture is named after the French Surgeon Guillaume Dupuytren (1777–1835) who was considered to be one of the greatest French surgeons of the 19th century. Referring to fractures by an eponym is notoriously hazardous and this is no exception. Dupuytren's fracture is frequently[…][]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    Gait abnormalities have been seen in patients with Parkinson disease or Parkinson-like (P-L) disorders and cervical spinal stenosis. Acute presentation of P-L symptoms has been reported in 24 cases caused by chronic subdural hematomas with 11 cases due to bilateral chronic subdural hematomas. When a patient also[…][]

  • Spinous Process Fracture

    PURPOSE: To assess the clinical and radiologic outcome of osteoporotic thoracolumbar junctional fracture accompanied by spinous process fracture (SPF) without posterior ligament injury. METHODS: A total of 391 patients with single-level osteoporotic thoracolumbar junctional (T10-L2) fracture were selectively[…][]

  • Transverse Process Fracture

    Transverse process fracture is a rare and stable fracture of the spine. It occurs as a result of sudden and extreme trauma. Although the fracture is not associated with spinal cord damage and neurological deficits, the extreme force of the injury can cause visceral injuries and internal hemorrhage. Diagnosis of[…][]

  • Lumbar Osteoarthritis

    J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2015 Apr;19(2):273-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2014.05.002. Epub 2014 May 15. Author information 1 Department of Biomechanics, Medicine and Rehabilitation of the Locomotor Apparatus, Medical School of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil. 2 Department of Biomechanics, Medicine[…][]

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