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Spine Symptoms

NPTE Musculoskeletal

DJD/OA pain/stiff upon rising that eases with activity. Pain incr with repetitive bending. sore/nagging pain
Facet jt Dysfunction stiff upon rising, eases in hour. Loss of motion with pain, sharp with certain mvmts. Mvmt in painfree range usu decr sx. Stationary positions incr symptoms.
Disc w/ NR compromise no pain in reclined position. Pain incr with WB activities. Shooting/burning/stabbing pain. +/- altered strength
Stenosis position related pain. Flexed = decr pain. Extended = incr pain. Numbness/tightness/cramping. Walking incr sx. Pain may persist for hours once resting.
Vascular claudication Pain consistent in all positions, brought on by physical exertion. Relieved with rest in 1-5min. Numbness. Decreased pulses
Neoplastic disease Pain gnawing, intense or penetrating. Not resolved by position changes, time of day, activity. Pain wakes pt.
Created by: Jenwithonen