Citations with the tag: INTERVERTEBRAL disk displacement

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  • A popped disk quiz.
    Bensimhon, Dan; Canter, Mark // Men's Health (10544836); Apr91, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p10 

    Presents a self-assessment test for a slipped disk on the spinal column designed by the International Intradiscal Therapy Society. Assessment of back and leg pain; Severity of pain; Difficulty in doing some simple activities involving the back.

  • Clearing up the mysteries surrounding `slipped disks.'
    Bensimhon, Dan; Canter, Mark // Executive Health's Good Health Report; Sep98, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p1 

    Focuses on slipped disk or herniated disk, a condition where the gelatinous central portion of an intervertebral disk is forced through a weakened part of the disk, resulting in back pain and nerve root irritation. Misconceptions about herniated disk; Symptoms that may indicate disk problems;...

  • Ipsilateral Lesions and Contralateral Pain Etiology.
    Studin, Mark // American Chiropractor; Oct2014, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p22 

    The article discusses the etiology of ipsilateral lesiona with contralateral pain. Various reports cited possible sources of left herniation and right side pain including sciatica, dorsal ramus component of an injured nerve root, traction generated from the nerve roots. Also explained are the...

  • Various treatment plans advocated for treating herniated vertebral discs.
    Studin, Mark // Orthopedics Today; Sep2010, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p1 

    The article provides an overview of studies on the treatment approaches for disc herniation.

  • SLIPPED DISK.
    Lilly, Paul H. // Flying; May2002, Vol. 129 Issue 5, p59 

    Gives advice on the standard set by the United States Federal Aviation Administration for a pilot who underwent surgery for a slipped disk.

  • Evaluation and Management of Lumbar Discopathy with Lumbar Radiculopathy.
    Lehman, James J. // American Chiropractor; Jan2012, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p50 

    The article presents a case study of a 35-year-old Caucasian male with severe lower back pain. The patient underwent a neurological examination and a straight leg raise (SLR) tests on right lower extremity (RLE). It was found out that the patient is suffering from lumbar discopathy and lumbar...

  • Ace your spinal exam.
    Lehman, James J. // Men's Health (10544836); Oct97, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p44 

    Offers tips on how to spot a herniated disk. Causes of herniated disks; Preventive measure.

  • Sore neck? Act fast.
    Lehman, James J. // Men's Health (10544836); Oct97, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p178 

    Discusses the advantage of early slipped neck disks detection to recovery. Effect of early surgery on patients who experienced slipped neck symptoms; Signs and symptoms of slipped neck disks.

  • When You Have a Herniated Disc.
    Lehman, James J. // American Family Physician; 2/1/1999, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p587 

    Provides information on herniated disc. Clinical description of herniated disc; Causes; Symptoms; Treatment.

  • Spinal decisions made easier.
    Lehman, James J. // Men's Health; Dec97, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p140 

    Provides information on microendoscopic diskectomy procedure, a procedure that repairs herniated disks. Remarks of physicians on the advantage of the procedure.

  • Dr. Oz Will See You Now.
    Oz, Mehmet // O, The Oprah Magazine; Jun2010, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p104 

    The article offers information on several pains in body which should not be ignored by people. The author states that acute headache can be a signal of ruptured blood vessel in brain which is known as aneurysm. This may require to visit emergency room where doctors will check for hemorrhage. He...

  • Subluxation vs. Disc Herniation.
    Studin, Mark // American Chiropractor; Oct2012, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p38 

    The article discusses the importance of making correct diagnosis in chiropractic profession in the light of dwindling number of patients. With the advent of new technology, chiropractors no longer have to hypothesize; they have to realize that technology allows an accurate diagnosis. It is...

  • Endplate junction failure determined the cause of lumbar disc herniation.
    Blisard Buddle, Renee // Orthopedics Today; Oct2013, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p42 

    The article offers information on a study which found that endplate junction and not annulus fibrosis is the usual point of failure in patients suffering from lumbar disc herniation.

  • Treating Patients with Disc Herniations: Part 2: Adjusting Protocols.
    Studin, Mark // American Chiropractor; Jan2014, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p34 

    The article discusses the treatment of patients with disc herniations, a condition affecting the spine with emphasis on the adjusted protocols made by chiropractors. It notes the lack of standards regarding disc nomenclature enabling chiropractors and medical clinicians to be proficient in the...

  • Correlation between clinical features and magnetic resonance imaging findings in lumbar disc prolapse.
    Jain, Saurabh; Kumar, Sudhir // Indian Journal of Orthopaedics; Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p105 

    The article offers a study about the correlation between the abnormalities observed on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and clinical features in patients of lumbar disc prolapse. Researchers assessed them for pain distribution, neurological symptoms and signs with the criteria including low...

  • Percutaneous Treatment of Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Hernias with Discogel.
    PARDATSCHER, K.; VOLPENTESTA, G.; BOMBARDIERI, C.; GIAQUINTA, A. // Neuroradiology Journal; Aug2011, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p627 

    A new percutaneous technique for the treatment of the backache and sciatica related to the lumbar disc herniation was applied in 34 patients at 40 levels. The technique is easy, safe, efficacious and without complications. In particular it is useful for the diagnosis and treatment of the...

  • Victory Over Pain.
    PARDATSCHER, K.; VOLPENTESTA, G.; BOMBARDIERI, C.; GIAQUINTA, A. // Time; 2/18/1966, Vol. 87 Issue 7, p73 

    The article profiles U.S. pole vaulter John Pennel. It mentions the victories of Pennel including his 10 wins out of 11 games at the Los Angeles Invitational vaulting meet and a record-breaking win over Finland's Pentti Nikula. While Pennel is experience several victories, it notes that he is...

  • Longer duration of disc herniation symptoms equates with worse post-treatment results.
    Rapp, Susan M. // Orthopedics Today; Sep2010, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p56 

    The article focuses on a study which discovered that patients with lumbar disc herniation who were treated soon after the onset of symptoms have better outcomes.

  • MRI Diagnosis Of Intradural Lumbar Disc Herniation. Report Of Three Cases With Review Of Literature.
    Reema, Chaudhary; Prabodhan, Potdar; Kshitij, Chaudhary; Mihir, Bapat // Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery; 2011, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p1 

    With recent improvements in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) it has become possible to preoperatively diagnose intradural migration of disc fragments. Apart from the classical ring enhancement of the intradural fragments on gadolinium contrast MRI, there are several other imaging features that...

  • Idiopathic Intervertebral Disc Calcification in Childhood: An Atypical Case of an Uncommon Entity for Pediatric Pathologists.
    EL DEMELLAWY, DINA; ROBISON, JACOB G.; POLLACK, IAN F.; GREEN, MICHAEL D.; ALPER, CUNEYT M.; REYES-MÜGICA, MIGUEL // Pediatric & Developmental Pathology; Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p432 

    Calcification of the intervertebral disc is a common occurrence in the adult population, but it is rare in children. However, its radiological and clinical fmdings are well described in the pediatric age group, with close to 150 publications on record. In contrast, little information is...

  • Bulging Discs: A Significant Risk Factor but Not a Direct Sequella from Trauma.
    Studin, Mark // American Chiropractor; Jul2014, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p28 

    The article offers information on the bulging disc symptoms which arises when the intervertebral disk loses fluid and compresses in size. Topics discussed include correlation between trauma experienced by a person and degeneration of his/her disc and endplate, trauma-related pathology leading to...

  • Os Odontoideum as a Consequence of a Posttraumatic Displaced Ossiculum Terminale: A Case Report.
    Wada, Eiji; Matsuoka, Takashi; Kawai, Hideo // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume; Jul2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 7, p1750 

    The article describes a case in which the os odontoideum arises as a sequence of posttraumatic displacement of the ossiculum terminale, as determined using serial high-resolution computed tomography in a five-year-old male patient. The boy sustained a blow to the buttocks after a fall from a...

  • The story of my productive maternity leave.
    Nunn, L. Z. // Jewish Advocate; 1/4/2013, Vol. 204 Issue 1, p9 

    In this article, the author discusses a story of productive maternity leaves. She highlights the dramatic impact of newly born baby on the productivity of particular individual. She mentions regarding a monumental renovation project that requires management. She further states about plumbers...

  • Percutaneous intradiscal high-pressure injection of saline and lidocaine in patients with lumbar intervertebral disc extrusion.
    Fukui, Sei; Nitta, Kazuhito; Iwashita, Narihito; Tomie, Hisashi; Nosaka, Shuichi // Journal of Anesthesia; 2012, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p786 

    The intradiscal high-pressure injection of saline and lidocaine (IDHP) is a minimally invasive percutaneous procedure for a lumbar intervertebral disc extrusion. The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical outcomes of IDHP in terms of pain relief, reduction of disability, and risk...

  • AxioMed gains patent for replacing damaged discs.
    Fukui, Sei; Nitta, Kazuhito; Iwashita, Narihito; Tomie, Hisashi; Nosaka, Shuichi // Medical Device Daily; 4/3/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 64, p4 

    The article reports that a Notice of Allowance of a key U.S. patent describing a device for the replacement of a damaged spinal disc was received by AxioMed Spine, for the trapezoidal shape asserted to be a closer approximation of the spinal disc anatomy.

  • Patent watch.
    Fukui, Sei; Nitta, Kazuhito; Iwashita, Narihito; Tomie, Hisashi; Nosaka, Shuichi // Medical Device Daily; 4/3/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 64, p4 

    The article reports that according to Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, the Japan Patent Office (JPO) has notified City of Hope of its intention to grant a patent from the Rossi patent family, pertaining to Dicer Substrate small interfering Ribonucleic Acid (siRNA) (DsiRNA).

  • Bilateral Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Associated with Lumbar Disc Herniation.
    Yildiz, Necmettin; ÖdemİŞ Güngen, Gonca; Yaylali, Olga; Ardiç, Füsun // Turkish Journal of Rheumatology (Turkish League Against Rheumati; Mar2011, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p66 

    Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a syndrome characterized by a combination of pain, trophic changes, and vasomotor disturbances. Although the case reports in the literature describing the CRPS secondary to lumbar disc herniation (LDH) are abundant, in these case reports CRPS is diagnosed...

  • Natural history of paediatric intervertebral disc calcification.
    Bagatur, A.E.; Zorer, G.; Centel, T. // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery; Oct2001, Vol. 121 Issue 10, p601 

    This case report concerns a 5-year-old boy who had intervertebral disc calcification with involvement of two disc spaces and herniation of nucleus pulposus in one. The patient’s symptoms resolved completely in a week with conservative measures. At the 4-year follow-up, the child was...

  • lumbago.
    Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia; 2004, p476 

    An encyclopedia entry for "lumbago" is presented. It refers to a term in medicine that refers to lower back pain. It is noted that the condition can be caused by an intervertebral disc prolapse or slipped disc. It is asserted that the condition can be treated by taking analgesic drugs and gentle...

  • Conservative management of a 31 year old male with left sided low back and leg pain: a case report.
    Howell, Emily R. // Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association; 2012, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p225 

    Objective: This case study reported the conservative management of a patient presenting with left sided low back and leg pain diagnosed as a left sided L5-S1 disc prolapse/herniation. Clinical features: A 31-year-old male recreational worker presented with left sided low back and leg pain for...

  • Most physical tests to identify lumbar-disc herniation show poor diagnostic performance when used in isolation, but findings may not apply to primary care.
    Gibson, J. N. Alastair // Evidence Based Medicine; Jun2010, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p82 

    A review is presented of the article "Physical Examination for Lumbar Radiculopathy Due to Disc Herniation in Patients With Low-Back Pain" by D. A. van der Windt et al., which appeared in a 2010 issue of the "Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews".

  • Clinical Validity of a New T2-Weighted MRI-Based Grading System for Lumbar Disc Degeneration.
    Masahiko Kanamorili; Masanori Nobukiyo; Kayo Suzuki; Taketoshi Yasuda; Takeshi Hori // International Medical Journal; Aug2013, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p466 

    Objective: To assess the clinical validity of a new grading system based on T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for lumbar disc degeneration Study Design: Retrospective study Overview of the Literature: Various MRI classification criteria have been widely used for evaluation of...

  • Outcomes From Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Confirmed Symptomatic Cervical Disk Herniation Patients Treated With High-Velocity, Low-Amplitude Spinal Manipulation Therapy: A Prospective Cohort Study With 3-Month Follow-Up.
    Murphy, Dan // American Chiropractor; Feb2014, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p14 

    A review of the article related to a research on the outcomes of patients with radiculopathy from cervical disk hemiations, treated with spinal manipulative therapy by Cynthia K. Peterson and others, published in an October 2013 issue of the "Journal of Manipulative & Therapeutics" is presented.

  • Disc surgery is good but no surgery is not bad.
    Murphy, Dan // Clinical Advisor for Nurse Practitioners; Feb2014, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p25 

    The article presents an analysis of data from participants in the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT) which showed that patients who underwent surgery for a lumbar disc herniation had greater improvements in pain compared to patients who were treated nonoperatively.

  • Lomber Disk Hernisi ve Erektil Disfonksiyon.
    KAPTAN, Hülagu; KULAKSIZOĞLU, Haluk; KASIMCAN, Ömür // Archives of Neuropsychiatry / Noropsikiatri Arsivi; Mar2011 Supplement, Vol. 48, p31 

    Lumbosacral disc disease and sexual dysfunction are two non-lethal health entities that are common and decrease quality of life of patients. With interruption of communication between the brain and the penis, erectile dysfunction should be expected. However, there are very limited data on the...

  • Cages and Chondrocytes: Techniques to Replace and Regenerate the Troublesome Intervertebral Disc.
    Williams, Davod // Medical Device Technology; Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p8 

    The article discusses techniques on how to replace and regenerate the generative intervertebral disc. It describes strategies which involve a combination of immediate neuroprotection to support neuron survival and provision of the appropriate molecular environment to facilitate regeneration. The...

  • New endoscopic procedure unveiled at St. Anthony's.
    Williams, Davod // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 1/26/2009, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p22 

    The article reports on the launch of Percutaneous Endoscopic Discectomy, a method for the surgical removal of herniated disc/bulging disc material, at Saint Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, New York in 2009. It states that Dr. Tomi Prvulovic has been successfully performing the new...

  • Dynamic stabilization devices in the treatment of low back pain.
    Sengupta, D. K. // Neurology India; Dec2005, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p466 

    Soft stabilization has an important role in the treatment of the degenerative lumbar spine. Fusion of one or two motion segments may not make a big difference in the total range of motion of the lumbar spine, but preserving flexibility of a motion segment may prevent adjacent segment disease and...

  • CHIROPRACTIC AROUND THE WORLD.
    Sengupta, D. K. // American Chiropractor; Mar2012, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p64 

    The article focuses on some criminal cases related to chiropractic services. It cites the case of a Jean Ely Colin from Ocoee, Florida who ran a chiropractic clinic and allegedly stole 550, 000 dollars from fraud health insurance claims. It mentions the winning of Karen Santorum, Republican...

  • Factors influencing the recovery of occlusion after TMJ arthroscopic disc reposition and fixation.
    Wang Bao-li; Yang Chi; Cai Xie-yi; Chen Min-jie; Yun Bai; Peng Yan // China Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; 2009, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p206 

    PURPOSE: To evaluate the influencing factors of rehabilitation of occlusion after TMJ arthroscopic disc reposition and fixation. METHODS: 243 patients with 308 joints underwent TMJ arthroscopic disc reposition and fixation. According to their malocclusion that recovered in 28 days after...

  • Subluxation Vs. Disc Herniation: A New Paradigm for Chiropractic.
    Fiore, John W. // American Chiropractor; Aug2012, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p14 

    The author highlights the misdiagnosis in case of subluxation by the Doctor of Chiropactor (DC). He states that misdiagnosis leads to the loss of credibility as well as reputation. He also mentions that in order to find the appropriate reason for spinal pain, the correct nerve interference...

  • Posterior distraction forces of the posterior longitudinal ligament stratified according to vertebral level.
    Tubbs, R. Shane; Loukas, Marios; Phantana-Angkool, April; Shoja, Mohammadali M.; Ardalan, Mohammad R.; Shokouhi, GhaVar; Oakes, W. Jerry // Surgical & Radiologic Anatomy; Dec2007, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p667 

    Although considered significant in resisting midline intervertebral disc herniation, the posterior longitudinal ligament (PLL) has had relatively few studies performed regarding its morphology and function. We performed the present experiment to discern the amount of posterior tensile force...

  • How I overcame debilitating pain and the depths of despair.
    Marie // BackCare Journal; Autumn2012, p8 

    A personal narrative is presented wherein the author describes how tension myoneural syndrome (TMS) and Stress Illness Recovery programme helped her to overcome her debilitating back condition.

  • Back pain and degenerative abnormalities in the spine of young elite divers.
    Baranto, Adad; Hellström, Mikael; Nyman, Rickard; Lundin, Olof; Swärd, Leif // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy; Sep2006, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p907 

    Several studies have been published on disc degeneration among young athletes in sports with great demands on the back, but few on competitive divers; however, there are no long-term follow-up studies. Twenty elite divers between 10 and 21 years of age, with the highest possible national...

  • Slipped upper femoral epiphysis with hemophilia A.
    Iyer, Deepa; Brueton, Richard // Indian Journal of Orthopaedics; Jul-Sep2007, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p250 

    A 13-year-old boy who had hemophilia A was reported with pain in the left thigh and hip on walking. He had no history of trauma. Severe hemophilia A is diagnosed with a Factor VIII level of <1 iu/dl. The presumptive diagnosis was that of a spontaneous bleed into the hip joint. Factor VIII...

  • Swimming has the best strokes for back pain.
    Lloyd-Roach, Lucy // BackCare Journal; Spring2013, p6 

    The author, who is a world record-breaking swimmer, discusses the benefits of water-based exercise for people with back pain. She mentions that swimming with a neutral spine means swimming correctly and that the clients do not feel any pain to their back. Moreover, she states that swimming can...

  • Spontaneous Migration of a Redundant Nerve Root Accompanied by Absorption of Lumbar Disk Herniation.
    Koda, M.; Rokkaku, T.; Mannoji, C.; Okamoto, Y.; Kon, T.; Murakami, M.; Furuya, T.; Yamazaki, M. // Neuroradiology Journal; Oct2012, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p617 

    A redundant nerve root is defined as a large, elongated and tortuous nerve root commonly associated with severe lumbar spinal canal stenosis. Elongation of nerve roots as a result of mechanical trapping at stenotic level is assumed to be a possible mechanism. Here we present a case in a patient...

  • The long and short of slipped discs.
    Koda, M.; Rokkaku, T.; Mannoji, C.; Okamoto, Y.; Kon, T.; Murakami, M.; Furuya, T.; Yamazaki, M. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association; 8/3/2013, Vol. 173 Issue 4, p109 

    The article discusses the study conducted at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) regarding the risks of intervertebral disc extrusion on dwarf breeds of dogs. It states that smaller and fatter dogs with long backs such as dachschund, basset hound, and dwarf cross-breeds are at greater risk of...

  • PET ACUPUNCTURIST.
    Yang, Jia Lynn // Fortune; 10/31/2005, Vol. 152 Issue 9, p45 

    Reports on acupuncture being used on pets as an alternative for pets that can not take pain medication. Discussion of other scenarios where pets could benefit from acupuncture, including when a pet has arthritis or a slipped disk; Revelation that the author, who is a veterinarian, performs...

  • Case series supports Lanx Aspen MIS Fusion System.
    PEDERSEN, AMANDA // Medical Device Daily; 8/1/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 147, p1 

    The article reports on the publication by surgeon Jeffrey Oppenheim of a case series in Surgical Technology International which suggests using the Aspen MIS Fusion system from medical device manufacturer Lanx in conjunction with lumbar discectomy can help decrease the incidence of subsequent...

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