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Lumbar Injury Hx

Histories of the injurieries for Lumbar Spine

Facet joint Dysfunction Hx: Sudden Lumbar EXT, lateral bending or ROT. Sciatic-like symptoms in LE although no sciatic impingement is present.
Lumborsacral Sprains and Strains Hx: Sudden FLEX. twisting or lifting MOI. Sudden impact force and onset of P!. Muscle spasm may prevent normal posture or motion and P! radiate down to buttock
Disk Pathologies and Nerve Root Impingment Hx: Single incident (bending/twisting) actue P! but atucal degenerative is more insiduous. LBP or referred unilater leg P!. Hook-lying position decreases pain sleep disturbance
Cauda Equina syndrome Hx: Prior lumbar FX, central disk heriation, epidural hematoma or other compressive trauma LB. Symptoms immediately or gradually. Saddle anesthesia, lack of control w/ urination BM, SD or sensation or weakness in both legs
Spondylolysis and Spondyoyloylisthesis Hx: Lumbar spine repeatedly hyperEXT, P! radiating into buttocks or down to knee, mostly P! localized around belt area Bi or Unilaterally. P! dull, aching & cramping in LB. P! Agrgravated with standing, trunk EXT & ROT
Vertebral Fx & Dislocations Sudden FLEX. unstable fx can impinge spinal cord causing numbness, weakness paralysis . if only bone or ligaments affected, paralusis is not present.
Created by: mmorgan14