paraspinal


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paraspinal

(par″ă-spīn′ăl) [ para- + spinal]
Adjacent to the spine.
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Alternating approach sides of these 'skip' laminectomies potentially balances any weakness between sides resulting from the stripping, dissection, and denervation of the posterior paraspinal muscle complex.
Computed tomography of the lumbar area demonstrated paraspinal muscle edema and a loss of normal fatty striations.
Chronic low back pain-associated paraspinal muscle dysfunction is not the result of a constitutionally determined "adverse" fiber-type composition.
Paraspinal muscle imbalance in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, 9: 373-11.
27-48] Electromyography (EMG) demonstrates continuous involuntary motor unit activity with normal morphology, affecting the paraspinal muscles most.
Flexion has another positive effect: It stretches all posterior tissues of the spine, including the paraspinal (erector spinae and transversospinalis) musculature.
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Spinal manipulation has been shown to stimulate the muscle spindle and Golgi tendon organ afferents evoking paraspinal reflexes that can inhibit motorneuron excitability and, thus, relax skeletal muscle (8).
The radiographic manifestations of thoracic EMH are unilateral or bilateral, sharply circumscribed, often lobulated, paraspinal soft-tissue masses.
Areas of bone destruction are well defined in tubercular spondylitis, and a paraspinal abscess is formed that may extend to the psoas muscle.
6) Recent 18F-FDG PET studies indicate the persistence of brown fat in the neck, in the thorax, between the subscapularis and pectoralis muscles, around the brachial plexus, and in a paraspinal distribution.
1998) Classification of paraspinal muscle impairments by surface electromyography.