paraspinal


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paraspinal

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Well-defined paraspinal signals were detected in most of the TB (25/27; 93%) and brucellosis (17/20; 85%) cases, whereas ill-defined signals were seen in pyogenic spondylitis (14/26; 54%), suggesting that this finding may be used to differentiate pyogenic spondylitis from the others.
3) found that fatigue of the lumbar paraspinal muscles reduced vastus lateralis activation.
Dixon was negligent in the "removal of lymph node masses by severing the nerve which enervates the trapezius and left paraspinal musculature, and in failing to properly evaluate, diagnose and treat her symptoms.
Perotto (rehabilitative medicine, Albert Einstein School of Medicine) and his contributors thoroughly cover the muscles of the hand, forearm, arm, shoulder joint, shoulder girdle, foot, leg, thigh, pelvis, hip joint, perineal region, paraspinal region, abdominal wall, and intercostal and diaphragm regions, along with the muscles enervated by cranial nerves.
Fortunately, stiffness of active skeletal muscles increases with force (Kearney & Hunter, 1990; Morgan, 1977) such that recruitment of the paraspinal muscles can augment the bending stiffness of the trunk and spine (Cholewicki, Jurulu, Radebold, Panjabi, & McGill, 1999; Gardner-Morse & Stokes, 2001; Kettler, Hartwig, Schultheis, Claes, & Wilke, 2002).
Botulinum toxin type A (Botox, 100 U/cc) was injected into paraspinal muscles at three to five horizontal levels (50 U/site) on each side as close as possible to the tender points, said Dr.
Her right buttock and sacroiliac region were tender on palpation, but there was no evidence of midline or paraspinal tenderness.
Eross presented a pilot study in which 48 patients with episodic or chronic migraine headaches received botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) in the standard 25-unit injection protocol used to treat facial wrinkles, supplemented by another 25-75 units injected into the cervical paraspinal muscles if tenderness was present.
However, without functional paraspinal and abdominal musculature, posture and spine alignment slowly degrade with time.
The experimental preparations, using the rat model, enable the recording of neural activity from paraspinal tissues under conditions where controlled mechanical loads can be applied to an individual vertebra.
We plan to use IMRT in selected paraspinal, head and neck, breast and prostate cancer cases.
Many of the patients he saw with back pain had specific tender points on the trapezius, lumbar paraspinal musculature and gluteal muscles, suggesting the problem was a soft tissue process.