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  • Lumbar Pain Case Studies

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    REASON CHIEF COMPLAINT: Cervical and lumbar pain. HISTORY The patient is a 62-year-old male with a long history of cervical and lumbar pain secondary to degenerative disk disease and spondylosis. He also is noted to have multiple other problems including a fairly severe left rotator cuff arthropathy which does require surgery on the left. It is important to note that this is important because the patient has been wheelchair bound since 2013 and now has difficulty with ambulation. He also has

  • Physical Therapy : Spine ( Lumbar / Cervical Thoracic )

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    1. Physical Therapy 3X6 - Spine (Lumbar/Cervical/Thoracic) Regarding Physical Therapy 3X6-Spine (Lumbar/Cervical/Thoracic); CA MTUS supports an initial course of physical therapy with objective functional deficits and functional goals. The claimant has basically whole body pain with limitations in range of motion and tenderness in most all body parts. Medical necessity has been established. However, initial 6 visits are given. Additional requests should include functional improvement, discussion

  • Lumbar Vertebral Column, An Amazing Part Of The Human Body

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    Lumbar Vertebral Fracture The Vertebral column is an amazing part of the human body. It is made up of many different pieces that all fit together to make something that keeps the body up right, allows movement, supports weight and protects the spinal cord. There are four different segments of the spinal cord. One of those segments is called the lumbar region. The lumbar region consists of 5 vertebrae that make up the lower back (Lippert, 2011). The lumbar region supports most of the body weight and

  • Lumbar Discectomy

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    Discussion The aim of the study was to determine the surgical outcome of lumbar discectomy as a treatment option for lumbar degenerative spine disease. This study evaluated the outcomes after lumbar discectomy for degenerative spine disease at six months post operative period. From the study it is evident that most of the patients benefited from surgery. The ODI questionnaire pertaining to tolerance of pain, well-being, walking, standing, sitting, personal life, social life, lifting, traveling and

  • Lumbar Radiculopathy

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    Overview of lumbar radiculopathy Lumbar radiculopathy (sciatica)and other types of back pain is one of the most frequent and essential spinal condition that a physical therapist commonly treats. Lumbar radiculopathy is a sciatic nerve root irritation or compression at the lower spine (Fuller & Goodman, 2015). A person with sciatica experiences a sudden pain, tingling sensation and weakness from the lower back radiating through the buttocks, groin and all the way own to the leg and feet depending

  • The Importance Of Observation On Human Development

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    was normal. 2. Question: Does this man have a herniated disk in the lumbar region of his spine and if so which lumbar is herniated and how is affecting the functioning of his legs and what we can to fix that. 3. Hypothesis: Based on his age, the strenuous lifting that he does in his job, I suspect that he has herniated Nucleus Pulposus from either L2 to L4. The compression of the dorsal divisions of the ventral rami of his lumbar spine is causing his femoral nerve to not properly work on his right

  • Lumbar Case Studies

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    SSDI and Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Lumbar spinal stenosis is what occurs when the nerves in the lumbar area of the spine (the lower back) are pinched. Sciatica, which is the common term for pain in the legs due to a compressed nerve, can be caused by lumbar stenosis. It is mostly caused by degeneration of the facet joints, or the joints between vertebrae, in the lumbar area, which expand and press against the spine and “choke” it, hence the term stenosis, which comes from the Greek word for choking

  • Lumbar Spine

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    year period, the plaintiff had undergone multiple surgeries involving the neck, back, both knees and left foot. The plaintiff has been diagnosis with multiple herniated disc of the cervical spine requiring a discectomy, multiple herniated disc of the lumbar spine resulting in a spinal fusion, right & left medial meniscus and ACL tears requiring surgical intervention and a metatarsal fusion of the left foot. In addition to the aforementioned injuries, the plaintiff has experienced ongoing episodes of

  • Deterior Lumbar Case

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    DOI: 8/6/1997. Patient is a 56-year-old male chief engineer who sustained a work related injury when he fell on a level on or against an object. Patient is status post anterior lumbar interbody fusion at L3-4 and L4-5 with infuse, diskectomies with partial corpectomies and left cage instrumentation per the operative report dated 04/26/04. Per the PT attendance report dated 03/06/15, patent has attended 12 visits for the lower back. As per medical report dated 2/18/16, patient complains of constant

  • Lumbar Case Summary

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    DOI: 12/09/2000. This is a 58-year-old male sanitary engineer who sustained an injury to the low back when he fell while stepping down a ladder. Patient is diagnosed with other intervertebral disc degeneration, lumbar region. He is status post lumbar spine surgery on 05/19/2006. Per medical report dated 5/26/16, the patient complains of lower back pain which has increased since his last visit, rated as 9/10 without medication. His quality of sleep is poor and activity level remains the same. As per