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53 Possible Causes for Paravertebral Muscle Spasm

  • Vertebral Osteomyelitis due to Salmonella

    There was tenderness on palpation along the lumbar spine posteriorly, associated with paravertebral muscle spasms. There were no neurological finding.[jstage.jst.go.jp]

  • Vertebral Osteomyelitis

    Vertebral osteomyelitis causes localized back pain and tenderness with paravertebral muscle spasm that is unresponsive to conservative treatment.[merckmanuals.com]

  • 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.[epainassist.com] 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[neurosurgerydallas.com] Spinal nerve supplies a motor branch to paravertebral muscles. Branch of irritated spinal nerve to paravertebral muscles triggers muscle spasm.[epainassist.com]

  • 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[emedicine.medscape.com] […] 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[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Spondylolisthesis

    Tenderness and spasms of the paravertebral muscles may be present at the level of the vertebral defect and surrounding segments.[veterans.gc.ca]

  • Senile 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[emedicine.medscape.com] […] 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[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Osteopenia and 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[emedicine.medscape.com] […] 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[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    Ankylosing spondylitis (rheumatoid spondylitis, Marie-Strümpell disease, von Bechterew disease) is a chronic, inflammatory disorder primarily involving the sacroiliac joints, the axial skeleton, peripheral joints and entheses. The etiology of Ankylosing spondylitis is unknown, though genetic factors seem to be involved[…][symptoma.com]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    Spinal stenosis Spinal stenosis Specialty Orthopedics , neurosurgery Symptoms Pain, numbness , or weakness in the arms or legs [1] Complications Loss of bladder control , loss of bowel control , sexual dysfunction [1] Usual onset Gradual [1] Types Cervical , thoracic , lumbar [2] Causes Osteoarthritis , rheumatoid[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Lumbar Osteoarthritis

    Abstract The lumbar spine is a common location for osteoarthritis. The axial skeleton demonstrates the same classic alterations of cartilage loss, joint instability, and osteophytosis characteristic of symptomatic disease in the appendages. Despite these similarities, questions remain regarding the lumbar spine facet[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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