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302 Possible Causes for Paravertebral Muscle Spasm, Sloping Shoulders

  • 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] If this happens, you may get any or all of these symptoms: Sloping shoulders Curve in the back Height loss Back pain Hunched posture What causes osteoporosis?[womenshealth.gov] […] 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]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    Recognisable skeletal abnormalities include hypoplastic facial bones, hypoplastic clavicles, narrow and anteriorly sloping shoulders, bowing of both forearm bones, brachydactyly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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]

    Missing: Sloping Shoulders
  • Spondylolisthesis

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

    Missing: Sloping Shoulders
  • Vertebral Compression Fracture

    BACKGROUND: Vertebroplasty represents an established treatment option for osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture (OVCF), but its radiographic and clinical outcomes have not been clearly described in patients with intra-vertebral cleft (IVC). The aim of this study was to assess vertebral height restoration,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Sloping Shoulders
  • Stage IV Prostate Carcinoma

    An article in the July issue of the journal Radiation Oncology, along with a commentary on the UroToday web site, provides us with some interesting insights about the long-term survival of patients initially diagnosed with more advanced forms of prostate cancer. The full text of the original paper in Radiation[…][prostatecancerinfolink.net]

    Missing: Sloping Shoulders
  • Pott's Fracture

    Pott's fracture, also known as Pott's syndrome I and Dupuytren fracture, is an archaic term loosely applied to a variety of bimalleolar ankle fractures. [1] The injury is caused by a combined abduction external rotation from an eversion force. This action strains the sturdy medial (deltoid) ligament of the ankle,[…][en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Sloping Shoulders
  • Spinous Process Fracture

    A 21-year-old male military academy cadet developed acute posterior neck pain after performing multiple sets of overhead shoulder presses and resting the bar on his lower neck and shoulders. He presented to a direct-access physical therapy clinic. Due to the acute onset and focal nature of pain in the setting of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Sloping Shoulders
  • 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[…][symptoma.com]

    Missing: Sloping Shoulders
  • Lumbar Osteoarthritis

    STUDY DESIGN: A population-based study. OBJECTIVE: To study the prevalence and features of symptomatic degenerative lumbar osteoarthritis in adults. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: Lumbar osteoarthritis adversely affects individuals and is a heavy burden. There are limited data on the prevalence of lumbar[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Sloping Shoulders

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