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133 Possible Causes for Scoliosis, Weakness of Hip Flexors

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Copyright 2015 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Related Articles Neuromuscular Scoliosis () Scoliosis () Scoliosis: Frequently Asked Questions () Spinal Fusion ()[web.archive.org] The weakness typically affects proximal muscles, including the neck, elbow extension and hip flexors in comparison with early DM1 which initially tends to affect distal upper[doi.org] What's New in the Management of Neuromuscular Scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop . 2016 Sep. 36 (6):627-33. [Medline] .[emedicine.com]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

    CONCLUSIONS: The natural history of scoliosis, respiratory function and walking ability in UCMD patients were characterised.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] the muscles of the arms, and contractures, especially of the Achilles tendon, hip flexor, and fingers.[rarediseases.org] When comparing patients with and without scoliosis, the increases in APCF and UPCF were more pronounced in those without scoliosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    This case series highlights important surgical strategies that can be utilized to treat scoliosis in patients with SMA.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symmetric weakness and wasting progress from proximal to distal areas and are most evident in the legs, beginning in the quadriceps and hip flexors.[merckmanuals.com] BACKGROUND: Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a progressive neuromuscular disease commonly including progressive scoliosis resulting in severe deformity and negatively affecting[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Muscle Strain

    . * poor posture (sitting with shoulders slouched forward) * caring a heavy object (such as heavily loaded backpack or purse) * having chronic cough * having scoliosis of[sinewtherapeutics.com] Symptoms include: pain over the front hip or groin area (over the injured muscle), swelling, tenderness on site of the injury, bruising, hip flexor weakness, difficulty, and[beantownphysio.com] […] worsened pain when moving the hip.[beantownphysio.com]

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    Early and continued physical therapy has been proven to slow muscle degeneration and minimize contractures and scoliosis (Gatti, R., GeneReviews. 2010; ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books[preventiongenetics.com] She had weakness of hip flexors, positive Babinski's sign bilaterally, and diminished sensation to pinprick, light touch, and vibration distal to the mid-thigh.[ajnr.org] As A-T progresses, there are a number of other conditions that normally accompany it; including diabetes, scoliosis, and kyphosis leading to need for a wheelchair.[disabilitybenefitscenter.org]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2

    Case , The prevalence and impact of scoliosis in Pompe disease: Lessons learned from the Pompe Registry , Molecular Genetics and Metabolism , 104 , 4 , (574) , (2011) .[dx.doi.org] : Common features different or more severe vs Late-onset disease Face: Weakness; Ptosis Neck flexors Dorsiflexors: Foot Hip extensors Posture: Anterior pelvic tilt; Forward[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] ., The prevalence and impact of scoliosis in Pompe disease: lessons learned from the Pompe Registry. Mol Genet Metab, 2011. 104(4): p. 574-82.[rarediseases.org]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    He had a bifid uvula, bilaterally duplicated thumbs and scoliosis. Additionally, he had hypertelorism, a wide forehead and flattening of mid-face.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Despite aggressive treatment, he developed significant weakness in ankle dorsiflexors and hip and knee flexors and was no longer capable of consistently taking a step on his[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Postural Defect

    Children suffering from postural defects, structural scoliosis and spinal osteochondrosis were separated from a normal group.[link.springer.com] See abdominal weakness and hip flexor inflexibility .[exrx.net] Tightness in the hip flexors and weakness in the gluteals can ultimately lead to low back pain.[blog.nasm.org]

  • Central Core Disease

    Although scoliosis is a common feature in CCD, the correct diagnosis can be missed in scoliosis patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She had weakness of neck flexion, shoulder adduction (MRC 4/5), and moderate weakness of the hip flexors, extensors, adductors, and abductors (MRC 3–4/5).[doi.org] […] had mild-to-moderate scoliosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Straight Back Syndrome

    LaGrone is a member of the Scoliosis Research Society and a medical advisor to the NSF.[scoliosis.org] The psoas are hip flexor muscles that stretch between the thigh bone and the lumbar vertebrae; when weak, they fail to exert a downward pull on the front of the pelvis.[backpainsolutionsonline.com] Muscles responsible: Tight/overactive: Hamstrings Abdominals Gluteal muscles Weak/inhibited: Lumbar paraspinals Hip flexors Note : If you would like to know more about the[posturedirect.com]

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