Zygapophyseal Joint: The joint that occurs between facets of the interior and superior articular processes of adjacent VERTEBRAE.Manipulation, Spinal: Adjustment and manipulation of the vertebral column.Pain, Referred: A type of pain that is perceived in an area away from the site where the pain arises, such as facial pain caused by lesion of the VAGUS NERVE, or throat problem generating referred pain in the ear.Trigger Points: Discrete spots in taut bands of muscle that produce local and referred pain when muscle bands are compressed.Myofascial Pain Syndromes: Muscular pain in numerous body regions that can be reproduced by pressure on TRIGGER POINTS, localized hardenings in skeletal muscle tissue. Pain is referred to a location distant from the trigger points. A prime example is the TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME.Pain: An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.Pain Measurement: Scales, questionnaires, tests, and other methods used to assess pain severity and duration in patients or experimental animals to aid in diagnosis, therapy, and physiological studies.Current Procedural Terminology: Descriptive terms and identifying codes for reporting medical services and procedures performed by PHYSICIANS. It is produced by the AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION and used in insurance claim reporting for MEDICARE; MEDICAID; and private health insurance programs (From CPT 2002).Fluoroscopy: Production of an image when x-rays strike a fluorescent screen.Nerve Block: Interruption of NEURAL CONDUCTION in peripheral nerves or nerve trunks by the injection of a local anesthetic agent (e.g., LIDOCAINE; PHENOL; BOTULINUM TOXINS) to manage or treat pain.Joints: Also known as articulations, these are points of connection between the ends of certain separate bones, or where the borders of other bones are juxtaposed.Paraspinal Muscles: Deep muscles in the BACK whose function is to extend and rotate the SPINE and maintain POSTURE. It consists splenius, semispinalis, multifidus, rotatores, interspinales, intertransversarii and sacrospinalis.Low Back Pain: Acute or chronic pain in the lumbar or sacral regions, which may be associated with musculo-ligamentous SPRAINS AND STRAINS; INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; and other conditions.Arthralgia: Pain in the joint.Back Pain: Acute or chronic pain located in the posterior regions of the THORAX; LUMBOSACRAL REGION; or the adjacent regions.Morning Sickness: Symptoms of NAUSEA and VOMITING in pregnant women that usually occur in the morning during the first 2 to 3 months of PREGNANCY. Severe persistent vomiting during pregnancy is called HYPEREMESIS GRAVIDARUM.Physician Assistants: Health professionals who practice medicine as members of a team with their supervising physicians. They deliver a broad range of medical and surgical services to diverse populations in rural and urban settings. Duties may include physical exams, diagnosis and treatment of disease, interpretation of tests, assist in surgery, and prescribe medications. (from http://www.aapa.orglabout-pas accessed 2114/2011)Nurse Practitioners: Nurses who are specially trained to assume an expanded role in providing medical care under the supervision of a physician.Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.BaltimoreBulimia: Eating an excess amount of food in a short period of time, as seen in the disorder of BULIMIA NERVOSA. It is caused by an abnormal craving for food, or insatiable hunger also known as "ox hunger".Research: Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Hypericum: Genus of perennial plants in the family CLUSIACEAE (sometimes classified as Hypericaceae). Herbal and homeopathic preparations are used for depression, neuralgias, and a variety of other conditions. Hypericum contains flavonoids; GLYCOSIDES; mucilage, TANNINS; volatile oils (OILS, ESSENTIAL), hypericin and hyperforin.Nobel PrizeMarylandRisk Adjustment: The use of severity-of-illness measures, such as age, to estimate the risk (measurable or predictable chance of loss, injury or death) to which a patient is subject before receiving some health care intervention. This adjustment allows comparison of performance and quality across organizations, practitioners, and communities. (from JCAHO, Lexikon, 1994)Decision Support Techniques: Mathematical or statistical procedures used as aids in making a decision. They are frequently used in medical decision-making.Decision Support Systems, Clinical: Computer-based information systems used to integrate clinical and patient information and provide support for decision-making in patient care.Australasia: Australia, New Zealand and neighboring islands in the South Pacific Ocean. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed.)Decision Making: The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.Emergency Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.Sensitivity and Specificity: Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Anatomy, Comparative: The comparative study of animal structure with regard to homologous organs or parts. (Stedman, 25th ed)Pain Management: A form of therapy that employs a coordinated and interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those experiencing pain.Pain Clinics: Facilities providing diagnostic, therapeutic, and palliative services for patients with severe chronic pain. These may be free-standing clinics or hospital-based and serve ambulatory or inpatient populations. The approach is usually multidisciplinary. These clinics are often referred to as "acute pain services". (From Br Med Bull 1991 Jul;47(3):762-85)Atlases as Topic: Collections of illustrative plates, charts, etc., usually with explanatory captions.Sesamoid Bones: Nodular bones which lie within a tendon and slide over another bony surface. The PATELLA (kneecap) is a sesamoid bone.Hepatitis, Infectious Canine: A contagious disease caused by canine adenovirus (ADENOVIRUSES, CANINE) infecting the LIVER, the EYE, the KIDNEY, and other organs in dogs, other canids, and bears. Symptoms include FEVER; EDEMA; VOMITING; and DIARRHEA.Medicare: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)Insurance Coverage: Generally refers to the amount of protection available and the kind of loss which would be paid for under an insurance contract with an insurer. (Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed)Physician Executives: Physicians who serve in a medical and administrative capacity as head of an organized medical staff and who also may serve as liaison for the medical staff with the administration and governing board.United StatesCenters for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.): A component of the Department of Health and Human Services to oversee and direct the Medicare and Medicaid programs and related Federal medical care quality control staffs. Name was changed effective June 14, 2001.Insurance, Medigap: A supplemental health insurance policy sold by private insurance companies and designed to pay for health care costs and services that are not paid for either by Medicare alone or by a combination of Medicare and existing private health insurance benefits. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)Organizational Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by an organization, institution, university, society, etc., from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions and positions on matters of public interest or social concern. It does not include internal policy relating to organization and administration within the corporate body, for which ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION is available.Post-Traumatic Headache: Secondary headache attributed to TRAUMA of the HEAD and/or the NECK.Atlanto-Axial Joint: The joint involving the CERVICAL ATLAS and axis bones.DislocationsCervical Vertebrae: The first seven VERTEBRAE of the SPINAL COLUMN, which correspond to the VERTEBRAE of the NECK.Pulsed Radiofrequency Treatment: The application, via IMPLANTED ELECTRODES, of short bursts of electrical energy in the radiofrequency range, interspersed with pauses in delivery of the current long enough to dissipate the generated heat and avoid heat-induced tissue necrosis.Headache Disorders: Various conditions with the symptom of HEADACHE. Headache disorders are classified into major groups, such as PRIMARY HEADACHE DISORDERS (based on characteristics of their headache symptoms) and SECONDARY HEADACHE DISORDERS (based on their etiologies). (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)Lens Subluxation: Incomplete rupture of the zonule with the displaced lens remaining behind the pupil. In dislocation, or complete rupture, the lens is displaced forward into the anterior chamber or backward into the vitreous body. When congenital, this condition is known as ECTOPIA LENTIS.
Bogduk N, Marsland A: The Cervical Zygapophyseal Joints As a Source of Neck Pain. Spine 13: 610-617, 1988. 22. National ... Lord SM, et al., Chronic Cervical Zygapophyseal Joint Pain After Whiplash. A placebo-controlled Prevalence Study. Spine. 1996 ...
"Pulsed radiofrequency application in treatment of chronic zygapophyseal joint pain☆". Pain Medicine Program, Department of ...
Fukui, S. Distribution of Referred Pain from the Lumbar Zygapophyseal Joints and Dorsal Rami. The Clinical Journal of Pain 1997 ... Multiple studies confirm that there is considerable overlap in the distribution of pain stemming from the zygapophyseal joints ...
Its position among the lithostrotians is supported by the sharp angle of its zygapophyseal articulations. The consensus of the ...
G. P. Pal, R. V. Routal, S. K. Saqqu (2001). "The orientation of the articular facets of the zygapophyseal joints at the ... Pal elucidated the roles played by vertebral arches and their zygapophyseal joints in weight transmission along the vertebral ...
... and medium-sized zygapophyseal joints. Molnar et Al. concluded that the average mediolateral range of motion in the early ...
Ankylosaurids tend to have horizontal rather than an obliquely vertical orientation of zygapophyseal articulations in the free ...
The facet joints or zygapophyseal joints are synovial cartilage covered joints that limit the movement of the spine and ...
Pars interarticularis Zygapophyseal joint This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's ...
The facet joints, (or zygapophysial joints, zygapophyseal, apophyseal, or Z-joints) are a set of synovial, plane joints between ...
... and the zygapophyseal joints. Because each spinal nerve carries both sensory and motor information, spinal nerves are referred ...
... absence of zygapophyseal articulations in vertebrae, and complete separation of the deltoid anc pectoral muscle crests on the ...
... zygapophyseal joint MeSH A02.880.781.650 --- rotator cuff. ...
... a component of a personality trait Zygapophyseal joint, known as a facet joint, is a vertebral joint In faceted classification ...
... or zygapophyseal joint) compression and diminution of the cervical foraminal nerve exits. A hunched posture also sends out a ...
This page contains the abstract The Anatomy and Morphometry of Cervical Zygapophyseal Joint Meniscoids http://www.chiro.org/ ... Cervical Zygapophyseal Joint Meniscoids This section was compiled by Frank M. Painter, D.C.. Send all comments or additions to: ... such that the zygapophyseal joints could be removed as a single column. The left or right zygapophyseal joints of each donor ... In the cervical zygapophyseal joints of adults Yu et al. [19] reported meniscoids to be rare and Fletcher et al. [6] reported ...
Cervical Zygapophyseal Joint Pain Patterns I: A Study in Normal Volunteers http://www.chiro.org/LINKS/ABSTRACTS/Cervical_ ... Cervical Zygapophyseal Joint Pain Patterns Part I:. A Study in Normal Volunteers This section is compiled by Frank M. Painter, ... The pain patterns evoked by stimulation of normal cervical zygapophyseal joints were determined in five volunteers. Under ... be of value in determining the segmental location of symptomatic joints in patients presenting with cervical zygapophyseal pain ...
zygapophyseal answers are found in the Tabers Medical Dictionary powered by Unbound Medicine. Available for iPhone, iPad, ... zygapophyseal is a topic covered in the Tabers Medical Dictionary. To view the entire topic, please sign in or purchase a ... "Zygapophyseal." Tabers Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Tabers Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/ ... view/Tabers-Dictionary/737519/all/zygapophyseal. Zygapophyseal. In: Venes D, ed. Tabers Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. ...
Ultrastructural changes of rat zygapophyseal joint articular cartilage following immobilization ... Pressure related changes in human lumbosacral zygapophyseal joint articular cartilage. Journal of Rheumatology 13(6): 1093-1095 ... Ultrastructural changes of rat zygapophyseal joint articular cartilage following immobilization. Wagner, G.; Lee, G.; Hong S P. ... Ultrastructural changes of rat zygapophyseal joint articular cartilage following immobilization. ...
Minimally invasive resection of an extradural far lateral lumbar schwannoma with zygapophyseal joint sparing: surgical nuances ... MLA style: "Minimally invasive resection of an extradural far lateral lumbar schwannoma with zygapophyseal joint sparing: ... APA style: Minimally invasive resection of an extradural far lateral lumbar schwannoma with zygapophyseal joint sparing: ... S.v. Minimally invasive resection of an extradural far lateral lumbar schwannoma with zygapophyseal joint sparing: surgical ...
Ossification of the zygapophyseal (facet) joints (ZJ), which are commonly inflamed in AS, fuses the posterior elements1,2. ... Involvement of the zygapophyseal joint in ankylosing spondylitis: relation to the bridging syndesmophyte. J Rheumatol 1999;26: ... Immunohistologic analysis of zygapophyseal joints in patients with ankylosing spondylitis. Arthritis Rheum 2006;54:2845-51. ... Objective. Because zygapophyseal joints (ZJ) are difficult to visualize on radiographs, little is known about the relationship ...
CERVICAL ZYGAPOPHYSEAL JOINT PAIN PATTERNS I: A study in normal volunteers (Dwyer et. al., Spine, 1990). A study determining ...
... zygapophyseal) joint (or nerves innervating that joint) with image guidance (fluoroscopy or CT), cervical or thoracic ... CPT® 64490 in section: Injection(s), diagnostic or therapeutic agent, paravertebral facet (zygapophyseal) joint (or nerves ... 64490 - CPT® Code in category: Injection(s), diagnostic or therapeutic agent, paravertebral facet (zygapophyseal) joint (or ... Injection(s), diagnostic or therapeutic agent, paravertebral facet (zygapophyseal) joint (or nerves innervating that joint) ...
CONCLUSIONS Zygapophyseal joints receiving chiropractic SMT gapped more than those receiving SPP alone; Z joints of men gapped ... of the lumbar zygapophyseal (Z) joint spaces. METHODS This was a randomized, controlled, mechanistic clinical trial with ... Quantification of cavitation and gapping of lumbar zygapophyseal joints during spinal manipulative therapy.. *. Gregory D. ... article{Cramer2012QuantificationOC, title={Quantification of cavitation and gapping of lumbar zygapophyseal joints during ...
title = "Lumbar Zygapophyseal (Facet) Joint Pain",. abstract = "Lumbar zygapophyseal joints act as primary pain generators in ... Lumbar Zygapophyseal (Facet) Joint Pain. / Saravanakumar, K; Harvey, A.. In: Molecular Pain, Vol. 2, No. 1, 09.2008, p. 8-13.. ... N2 - Lumbar zygapophyseal joints act as primary pain generators in at least 10-15% of patients with chronic low back pain. ... AB - Lumbar zygapophyseal joints act as primary pain generators in at least 10-15% of patients with chronic low back pain. ...
Facet (zygapophyseal) arthropathy. Jackson, RP, Jacobs, RR, Montesano, PX. "Facet joint injection in low back pain: A ... Facet (zygapophyseal) arthropathy. Specialty consultations. Surgical referral should be reserved for those patients who are ... Facet (zygapophyseal) arthropathy. Radiographic imaging studies provide inconclusive correlation with facet joint pain. CT and ... Facet (zygapophyseal) arthropathy. The treatment for facet-mediated pain includes a multifaceted approach, starting with ...
Age Changes in Lumbar Zygapophyseal Joints: Observations on Structure and Function. TAYLOR, J R; TWOMEY, L T ... Age Changes in Lumbar Zygapophyseal Joints: Observations on Structure and Function. TAYLOR, J R; TWOMEY, L T ...
Lumbar zygapophyseal joint injections in patients with chronic lower back pain. J Chin Med Assoc. 2005 Feb. 68(2):59-64. [ ... The relative contributions of the disc and zygapophyseal joint in chronic low back pain. Spine. 1994 Apr 1. 19(7):801-6. [ ... The value of the provocation response in lumbar zygapophyseal joint injections. Clin J Pain. 1994 Dec. 10(4):309-13. [Medline] ... Procedure-based nonsurgical management of lumbar zygapophyseal joint cyst-induced radicular pain. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2005 ...
Key words: Facet joint; zygapophyseal joint; radiofrequency; predictive value. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26066382. 3. ...
Therapeutic Zygapophyseal Joint Injections for Headaches Emanating from the C2-3 Joint. Slipman, Curtis W.; Lipetz, Jason S.; ...
Bogduk N. The zygapophyseal joints. Clinical anatomy of the lumbar spine. 3rd ed. London: Churchill Livingston; 1997. p. 333-41 ... Barnsley L, Lord SM, Wallis BJ, Bogduk N. The prevalence of chronic cervical zygapophyseal joint pain after whiplash. Spine. ...
Cervical facet (zygapophyseal) joint syndrome. 12. Cervicobrachial pain syndrome, cervical dystonia and spastic torticollis. 13 ...
Although these joints are most commonly called the facet joints, they are more properly termed the zygapophyseal joints ( ... Lumbar zygapophyseal joint injections in patients with chronic lower back pain. J Chin Med Assoc. 2005 Feb. 68(2):59-64. [ ... The relative contributions of the disc and zygapophyseal joint in chronic low back pain. Spine. 1994 Apr 1. 19(7):801-6. [ ... The value of the provocation response in lumbar zygapophyseal joint injections. Clin J Pain. 1994 Dec. 10(4):309-13. [Medline] ...
Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Main subject: Prolapse / Tropism / Zygapophyseal Joint Language: English ... Response to: Zygapophyseal Joint Orientation and Facet Tropism and Their Association with Lumbar Disc Prolapse ... Response to: Zygapophyseal Joint Orientation and Facet Tropism and Their Association with ...
Zygapophyseal joint orientation and facet tropism and their association with lumbar disc prolapse. In: Asian Spine Journal. ... Zygapophyseal joint orientation and facet tropism and their association with lumbar disc prolapse. Asian Spine Journal. 2018 ... Mohanty, S. P., Kanhangad, M. P., Kamath, S., & Kamath, A. (2018). Zygapophyseal joint orientation and facet tropism and their ... Zygapophyseal joint orientation and facet tropism and their association with lumbar disc prolapse. / Mohanty, Simanchal Prosad ...
Zygapophyseal [94] or sacroiliac joint [95] injection may also be helpful in patients with segmental pain provocation signs. ...
... the C5-C6 zygapophyseal joint; the carpal tunnel; and the tibialis anterior muscle. Pain was assessed at baseline and 1-week ... A treatment effect for PPT levels over the C5-C6 zygapophyseal joint (P,.001) was found: PPT increased bilaterally 1 week after ...
Typical Z (zygapophyseal/ facet) joint. Each facet joint has articular cartilage, the synovium where synovial fluid is produced ...
Ultrasound-Guided Cervical Zygapophyseal (Facet) Intra-Articular Injection. Pages 119-123. Narouze, Samer N. ...
  • That survey exposed a blue whale (Balenoptera musculus) at the American National Museum of Natural History (Washington, DC) (USNM 124326) with erosions of zygapophyseal joints of vertebrae 11-14 (fig 1). (bmj.com)
  • opisthocoelous dorsal vertebrae with lateral pleurocoels and complex neural arches with bracing laminae, small elevated zygapophyseal articulations and extensive intramural cavities. (australianmuseum.net.au)
  • If ultrasound guidance is used for the above procedures, the CPT® codebook states that you must report the facet joint injection using 0213T-0218T Injection(s), diagnostic or therapeutic agent, paravertebral facet (zygapophyseal) joint (or nerves innervating that joint) with ultrasound guidance… . (aapc.com)
  • The morphological patterns observed, such as the association of fibrous meniscoids with cartilage degeneration, may provide insight into the significance of the zygapophyseal joint meniscoids in neck pathology. (chiro.org)