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138 Possible Causes for Unable to Bend

  • Lumbar Disk Herniation

    BACKGROUND: Endoscopic spine surgery has become increasingly popular. However, no study has researched the predictive factors for different outcomes. This study is the first to evaluate the outcome predictors of the transforaminal endoscopic spine system (TESSYS) technique for lumbar disk herniation (LDH).[…][]

  • Vertebral Compression Fracture

    […] to bend or twist) A stooped-over posture, called kyphosis.[] People may be unable to stand up straight. They may have difficulty bending, reaching, lifting, climbing stairs, and walking.[] […] may include: Slowly worsening back pain — lying on your back may relieve the pain and standing may make it worse A decrease in your height Limited movement in your spine (unable[]

  • Spinal Metastasis

    Spinal metastasis is an important manifestation of many tumors encountered in clinical practice. Back pain, arising either during the night and early morning or due to movement, is by far the most frequently reported symptom, accompanied by pain or weakness in the extremities, hyperreflexia, and an overall decrease[…][]

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    As the bones fuse , back pain will gradually go away, but the spine will remain very stiff and unable to bend.[] As the bones fuse, back pain will gradually go away, but the spine will remain very stiff and unable to bend.[]

  • Lumbar and Sacral Arthritis

    Your body is made to move. The specialists at Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine use the latest technology, perform minimally invasive procedures and develop customized treatment plans, including physical therapy, just for you. Experience – Together, our fellowship-trained surgeons have more than 100[…][]

  • Lumbosacral Instability

    OBJECTIVE: To introduce a new internal fixation system of spine and its characteristics. METHODS: To review 16 patients with lumbosacral instability who were their clinical outcomes and radiographic evaluation. RESULTS: Fifteen patients gained complete recovery from their preoperative symptoms. One patient who had[…][]

  • Lumbar Strain

    Lumbar strain is a painful injury of musculature, ligaments and/or tendons of the lower back. They usually result from physical overload and trauma. Located, sharp lower back pain is the most common symptom of LS. Pain often limits the range of motion of the lumbar spine and certain movements, particularly those[…][]

  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

    While the treatment for avascular necrosis (AVN) secondary to slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) varies, it is rare that a pre-teenager will undergo a total hip arthroplasty (THA) in efforts to relieve pain and maintain function. A-10-year old female sustained an unstable SCFE while playing on wet grass.[…][]

  • Vertebral Osteomyelitis

    A 50-year-old woman received two weeks of cefozopran and two weeks of imipenem for streptococcal endocarditis and vertebral osteomyelitis. Subsequently she received four weeks of oral levofloxacin and eight weeks of oral clarithromycin due to persistent elevation of C-reactive protein. Finally, she was admitted to[…][]

  • Vertebral Osteomyelitis due to Salmonella

    Infectious Diseases of the Fetus and Newborn Infant, written and edited by Drs. Remington, Klein, Wilson, Nizet, and Maldonado, remains the definitive source of information in this field. The 7th edition of this authoritative reference provides the most up-to-date and complete guidance on infections found in utero,[…][]

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