• spinal
  • A 64-year-old woman with history of lumbar compression fracture status post L3-L5 kyphoplasty two weeks prior presented to the emergency department complaining of worsening lower extremity weakness since her spinal surgery. (sgim.org)
  • Spinal muscular atrophy with lower extremity predominance (SMA-LED) is an extremely rare neuromuscular disorder of infants characterised by severe progressive muscle atrophy which is especially prominent in legs. (wikipedia.org)
  • A lower motor neuron exits to the sacral plexus exiting through the spinal levels L5-S2. (wikipedia.org)
  • In neurogenic claudication, positional changes lead to increased stenosis (narrowing) of the spinal canal and compression of nerve roots and resultant lower extremity symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • trauma
  • High-energy lower-extremity trauma (HELET) is common in modern warfare, often resulting in severe tissue damage, chronic pain, neurovascular injury and significant muscle loss, according to the new research presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). (redorbit.com)
  • Lower extremity (foot, leg and hip disarticulation) amputations range from vascular to trauma, young to old, sports enthusiasts to basic ambulation. (firsttoserve.com)
  • deep fascia
  • At its insertion it gives off from its lower border a prolongation to the deep fascia of the leg and lies behind the tendon of the sartorius, and below that of the gracilis, to which it is united. (wikipedia.org)
  • upper
  • The brachial plexus is a bundle of nerves innervating the shoulder and arm and can be blocked at different levels depending on the type of upper extremity surgery being performed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its upper extremity is small, placed toward the back of the head of the tibia, below the level of the knee joint, and excluded from the formation of this joint. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ossification commences in the lower end in the second year, and in the upper about the fourth year. (wikipedia.org)
  • The antero-medial border, or interosseous crest, is situated close to the medial side of the preceding, and runs nearly parallel with it in the upper third of its extent, but diverges from it in the lower two-thirds. (wikipedia.org)
  • limb
  • Changing arteriosclerotic disease patterns and management strategies in lower-limb-threatening ischemia. (springer.com)
  • Wright & Filippis lower extremity specialists will conduct a thorough evaluation of the residual limb, listen to the patients' goals and objectives, and together they will determine what system best fits his/her needs. (firsttoserve.com)
  • Back
  • The circular fibers, the zona orbicularis, are most abundant at the lower and back part of the capsule where they form a sling or collar around the femoral neck. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • Parents often seek medical advice about lower extremity appearance in their children. (aafp.org)
  • RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Agent Medical, LLC ("Agent Medical"), an orthopaedic medical device company pioneering solutions for patients suffering lower extremity maladies, today announced the launch of two new products that have already received positive reviews from surgeons. (globenewswire.com)
  • According to J. Scott Munday, founder and president of Agent Medical and a 30-year veteran in the lower extremity medical market, the ArthroBridge™ and ArthroMate™ devices have been carefully designed and manufactured to overcome deficiencies in current products, assist physicians in minimizing operating room time and most importantly improving long-term results for patients. (globenewswire.com)
  • The International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers four times a year in the field of Medical Sciences. (wikipedia.org)
  • The International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds publishes original research, reviews of evidence-based diagnostic techniques and methods and surgical and medical therapeutics for wounds such as burns, ulcers and fistulas. (wikipedia.org)
  • increase
  • Modifications of low density lipoprotein that increase its atherogenicity. (springer.com)
  • Improper or incomplete care of the feet in people with diabetes can increase the prevalence of nonhealing lower-extremity ulcers that may, in turn, lead to serious sequelae. (experts.com)
  • profile
  • An accurate diagnosis can be made with careful history and physical examination, which includes torsional profile (a four-component composite of measurements of the lower extremities). (aafp.org)