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Unformatted text preview: • Sprain/strain of paravertebral muscles • Trapezius in particular • Significant medico-legal/work/social and economic effects Disc Disease/Injury • Tension and compression injuries • Bulging disc/Hernia of nuclear pulposus due to wear and tear (slipped disc) • Non-contained hernia of nuclear pulpous • Sequestrated Disc fragment of nuclear pulposus separates from non-contained hernia • Symptoms = Asymptomatic. Back pain. Sciatica - pain in legs once exclusion of problem with legs have been investigated • Management = Avoid heavy lifting, Lift objects close to body, Pain killers Fractures and Dislocations • Axial compression • Flexion/extension • Damage to the spinal cord is not reversible Osteoporotic Fractures • Affects vertebral bodies • Affects anterior 2/3rds of vertebral body • Repaired with vertebroplasti where anterior 2/3rds are bulked out with bone cement to remove symptoms of pain...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10