• deformity
  • Her parents noticed the spinal deformity three years back. (blogspot.in)
  • The spinal osteotomies or the spinal reconstructive procedures were done at the apex of the deformity for better correction. (blogspot.in)
  • There was a tender right paraspinal soft-tissue mass without any noticeable spinal deformity, decreased sensation and loss of power in both lower limbs ranging from 1 to 4/5 (MRC grading), with reflexes and anal tone well maintained. (scielo.org.za)
  • The fictional Hunchback of Notre Dame had a gibbus deformity (humpback) similar to the type caused by tuberculosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Back braces- In the cases when the underlying reason for deformity is postural and is detected before the growing age of bones, braces can be used. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the sense of a deformity, it is the pathological curving of the spine, where parts of the spinal column lose some or all of their lordotic profile. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gibbus deformity is a form of structural kyphosis, often a sequela to tuberculosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Advances made in surgical technique during the 18th century, such as John Hunter's research on tendon healing and Percival Pott's work on spinal deformity steadily increased the range of new methods available for effective treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is also responsible for numerous other medical innovations that all carry his name: 'Thomas's collar' to treat tuberculosis of the cervical spine, 'Thomas's manoeuvre', an orthopedic investigation for fracture of the hip joint, Thomas test, a method of detecting hip deformity by having the patient lying flat in bed, 'Thomas's wrench' for reducing fractures, as well as an osteoclast to break and reset bones. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spine
  • Spine, hip, knee and elbow tuberculosis in children have been reported describing the outcome in relation to the radiological appearance at presentation. (scielo.org.za)
  • Tuberculosis can affect several tissues outside the lungs including the spine, a kind of tuberculous arthritis of the intervertebral joints. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 2007 review found just two randomized clinical trials with at least one year-follow up found which compared chemotherapy plus surgery with chemotherapy alone for treating people diagnosed with active tuberculosis of the spine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Søren Kierkegaard may have died from Pott disease according to professor Kaare Weismann and literature scientist Jens Staubrand Chick Webb, swing era drummer and band leader, was afflicted with tuberculosis of the spine as a child, which left him hunchbacked. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nutritional kyphosis can result from nutritional deficiencies, especially during childhood, such as vitamin D deficiency (producing rickets), which softens bones and results in curving of the spine and limbs under the child's body weight. (wikipedia.org)
  • Joint, Bone, Spine: Revue du Rhumatisme. (wikipedia.org)
  • 9000
  • This New York Chiropractor blog is a journal of the day to day happenings of a New York Chiropractor and his New York Chiropractor clinic.Using the exclusive DRX 9000 he shares his results with this Non Surgical Spinal Decompression with all that are interested.This is an excellent treatment for those with a herniated disc and back pain. (blogspot.com)
  • Will every patient experience a positive outcome with spinal decompression and the DRX 9000? (blogspot.com)
  • rickets
  • The children were carefully selected and initially "boys under 10 and girls of any age or race, suffering from the chronic diseases which are benefited by a marine atmosphere, such as rickets, hip, spinal diseases, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • fractures
  • In cases of trauma, for example in compound skull fractures where fragments of bone are pushed into the substance of the brain, the cause of the abscess is obvious. (wikipedia.org)
  • anterior
  • A provisional diagnosis of spinal TB was made and, with the history of progressive neurological deficit, the patient was taken to theatre for an anterior transthoracic decompression and fusion. (scielo.org.za)
  • The authors have focused their attention to the radiological durability of cervical sagittal alignment after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) using autologous bone grafting. (jcvjs.com)
  • diseases
  • With computed tomography (CT) scanning and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), it is now possible to diagnose spinal tuberculosis at an early stage, differentiate it from other diseases, and objectively monitor the progress. (bmj.com)
  • Compared with other diseases caused by a single infectious agent, tuberculosis is the second biggest killer, globally. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • epidural
  • The MRI will reveal air changes in the disc and possibly even external involvement involving the bone or epidural regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • She was diligent with her treatment protocol that involved spinal decompression, SOT blocking,Physical therapy on the SpineForce, Custom made corrective orthotics and home exercise. (blogspot.com)
  • When should I know treatment on spinal decompression is working? (blogspot.com)
  • Tumour necrosis factor inhibitors (infliximab and etanercept) have level Ib evidence supporting large treatment effects for spinal pain and function in AS over at least 6 months. (bmj.com)
  • Thus, we realized the need to review the literature regarding spinal injuries with special emphasis on PSI and to study the recent guidelines for their treatment in light of our case. (jcvjs.com)
  • The net effect of this pattern of treatment was to separate the study of tuberculosis from mainstream medicine. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Die behandlung der knochenbrüche durch den praktischen arzt, 1926 - On treatment of bones. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thomas became interested in orthopedics and bone-setting at a young age and, after establishing his own practice, went on to expand the field into general treatment of fracture and other musculoskeletal problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • trauma
  • Penetrating spinal trauma due to missile/gunshot injuries has been well reported in the literature and has remained the domain of military warfare more often. (jcvjs.com)
  • Neurological
  • She was started on TB medication but neurological deterioration continued and she was referred to the tertiary spinal unit after 2 weeks of medication. (scielo.org.za)
  • immune
  • 1, 2 There has been a resurgence of tuberculosis in the developed world because of acquired immune deficiency syndrome, organ transplantation, immunosuppression, and immigration. (bmj.com)
  • These phenomena can be explained by a theory of autoimmune attack which states that the autoimmune bodies attack its spinal cord in response to immune reaction. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the case of myelitis, not only is the immune system dysfunctional, but the dysfunction also crosses this protective blood brain barrier to affect the spinal cord. (wikipedia.org)
  • Or, tuberculosis, syphilis, and brucellosis are also known to cause myelitis in immune-compromised individuals. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgical
  • Both conservative and surgical management of penetrating spinal injuries (PSI) have been practiced widely. (jcvjs.com)
  • preservation
  • This approach overcomes the anatomical constraints of this region and provides adequate room for optimal reconstruction and preservation of spinal alignment in the cervicothoracic transition zone with good functional patient outcomes. (hindawi.com)
  • children
  • Though, as the name implies, the discipline was initially developed with attention to children, the correction of spinal and bone deformities in all stages of life eventually became the cornerstone of orthopedic practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result, he was able to restore mobility to children in England who had been crippled by tuberculosis and other bone illnesses. (wikipedia.org)