Maigne’s Syndrome. Lumbo-Pelvic Pain Part 1. William E. Morgan. It is natural to associate the site of pain as the source of pain. If the pain is over the sacroiliac. PDF | Thoracolumbar junction syndrome is defined as a result of a minor intervertebral dysfunction at the thoracolumbar junction and referred pain in the low. PDF | Thoracolumbar junction syndrome is characterized by referred pain which may originate at the thoracolumbar junction, which extends.

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These sensory nerves come out of the T-L junction and go down across the lower back, crossing over the pelvic brim into the buttock.

Thoracolumbar Junction Syndrome

Maigne encouraged the use of spinal manipulation to treat this syndrome. If I have anything unique to offer on this topic, here it is. Once I read Maigne’s paper and started using the approach synndrome below, the tender point more consistently disappeared and stayed gone. I was amazed when I started doing this; it really works well and fairly consistently.

I have presented with severe “pubic bone” pain, hip joint pain, and sciatic pain since I started seeing him, and am always told the pubic pain is reffered pain, even though touching certain spots create severe sharp pain. A definitive diagnosis may be provided by the local anesthetic injection in the thoracolumbar region with cessation of the current pain after injection.

There is also an interview with Robert Maigne online on another site; 2 he discusses this condition and shares his own story as a pioneer in manipulative medicine. It usually will have become much softer, much less tender. It can be seen that the muscular dystrophy should be taken into consideration before the manipulation or exercise therapies in the treatment.

An interexaminer reliability study. Yes, the whole area tends to be tight; ignore that for the moment and look for the signal within the noise. The most common levels TT12, TL1 which are usually considered as unilateral and sometimes as bilateral can be defined as the TLS involvement showing that according to the Maigne minor vertebral disorders, and according to chiropractic subluxation and osteopathy, they are somatic [ 12 ].


Low back pain of thoracolumbar origin. The lateral cutaneous branches of the dorsal rami of the thoraco-lumbar junction.

Thoracolumbar Junction or Superior Cluneal Nerve Entrapment Syndrome

There are some programs which require some exercise positions in some functional rehabilitation tools, which enable to prevent all kind of loss of balance during the exercises. Finally, although the somatic dysfunction could be seen within the context in which Chapmann was described but the disease is not just that. If you position the patient correctly by slacking the area and go deeply enough, you can provide cross-friction to both the origin and insertion of the iliolumbar ligament.

This overlap of innervation is poorly handled by the standard dermatome map which physicians rely on to trace pain back to its source. On the other hand, spinous process of L4 is palpated and followed lateral till the crest is marked [ 13 ]. Dermatome maps are general guidelines, but the actual dermatomes will vary from person to person. Correct the restricted and tender T-L junction segments with your own combination of manipulation, mobilization and soft-tissue therapies.

Infobox medical condition new Articles to be expanded from March All articles to be expanded Articles with empty sections from March All articles with empty sections Articles using small message boxes Articles to be expanded from October Articles with empty sections from October This image identifies the distribution of pain; the posterior pelvis 1the inguinal region 2and the lateral thigh 3.

Shoulder is proximal and elbow is distal. The 4 steps functional restoration program for the TLS commonly seen in athletes can be defined as follows; 1- Elimination of pain and inflammation. I have a different take on this.

Posterior ramus syndrome – Wikipedia

I corrected, via syndromf and manipulation, the T-L restrictions. The average age of the groups was detected to be Each group had 10 patients. The patient was an active year-old female who, while ice skating, banged into the side of the rink, bruising her left flank clue one: Table 4 SF scores before and after treatment.

There have been many others who have written on this topic, but it deserves being resurrected every few years syndrmoe keep us mindful. The application results of corticosteroid injection are summed up as the pain and inflammation reduction which enhances the effectiveness of exercise through strengthening of the muscles and the thoracolumbar region, so they have been considered as maitne treatment effects for corticosteroids [ 15 ].


This is one I missed for 31 years. Missed Causes of LBP: Rolling down from a bridge will also illicit the pain. While any or all of the three branches may present themselves, their constancy of location is what allows this to be defined as a distinct syndrome.

While the average difference of the VAS values was 2. Kruskal-wallis Mann-whitney u test. Spinal palpation for lumbar segmental mobility and pain provocation: The treatment involves administration of anti-inflammatory drugs, spinal manipulation and anesthetic blocks.

Although insufficient sample group during the studies is required to be less than the needed studies number, the study results are such as to overlap the problems reported in the literature. After spinal correction, immediately go back to the gluteal tender point.

Posterior ramus syndrome

I prefer standing anterior to posterior adjustments. Due to this aspect, the suppression of the corticosteroids for acute and chronic pain in the suppression of pain offers a segmental and clear solution while being an important tool [ 11 ]. The lumbar range of motion ROMthe visual analogue scale at rest and during movement VAS values, the Beck Syndrpme Scale, Oswestry scales and the SF results values of the patients were evaluated before and after injection, during the 1 st week, the 1 st month and 3 rd month control visits.

The recommended exercises for patients include: The trigger point in question is clearly just below the iliac crest, on the posterior side. We did extensive trigger point and dynamic Graston to the gluteals, etc. Subscribe to our Newsletter and get updates delivered to your email inbox.