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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Positive injection response to local anesthestics and exclusion of other lumbar diseases with MRI were the key point of the patient selection.

Third, radiographic evidence is non-contributory. Testicles lie medial to thigh. A report of two cases.

Thoracolumbar Junction Syndrome

The pain dissemination and clinical results are related to the T12 and L1 anatomical distribution of the spinal nerve root; while the posterior branch of the upper gluteal innervates lower lumbar subcutaneous tissues; it innervates the anterior region of the lower abdomen and the crotch region, and the lateral cutaneous innervates the outer side of the hip [ 2 ]. If I have anything unique to offer on this topic, here it is. My pain is isolated to the right side of my body and the area from my syndroke bone traveling up my right groin is swollen and you can easily palpate the difference in each side.

I have attempted to clear the fixation patterns throughout the syndrlme and lower lumbar spine. However, new studies must be conducted on different populations regarding this topic. Thoracolumbar syndrome as a cause of low-back pain: Finally, although the somatic dysfunction could be seen within the context in which Chapmann was described but the disease magine not just that.

Warren focused on the soft-tissue aspect of this condition. Besides, since the lower abdomen is affected while causing a pseudo visceral pain, the pain could be imitated with induced pains causing gynecological, gastroenterological and urological pains.


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This diagnostic procedure can also be therapeutic; the injection of steroids or radiofrequency denervation of the medial branch can be added for refractory cases.


Patients diagnosed as thoracolumbar junction syndrome were divided into 3 treatment groups and the results of each modality were compared. The site features a syndroome section on Maigne syndrome. This is a simple assess, treat, reassess protocol. In subsequent articles I will address sources of nerve entrapment of the cluneal nerves, and lateral cutaneous femoral nerve, as well as conservative treatment options. I cannot recall the number of the patients treated for TFL syndrome with foam rolling syndeome myofascial release therapy of the lateral thigh who were finally restored to normal after an adjustment to the thoracolumbar junction.

I have seen cases in which the gluteal tender point did not release after mobilizing the T-L junction, and did release after I cleared tender points in the iliolumbar ligament. Syndrme treatment involves administration of anti-inflammatory drugs, spinal manipulation and anesthetic blocks.

This may lead to an overuse of the motion segment which could initiate disc or mwigne degeneration. It should be noted that the pain distribution may not follow standard dermatomal or peripheral nerve maps and that a sclerotomal pattern of pain which will be a deeper pain may be observed.

Comments After many pain meds, multiple surgeries, and lots of pain, I think thoracolumbar joint syndrome is my problem!! The pain radiation and clinical results show that the distribution of the spinal nerve root T12 and L1; while the posterior branch of L1 innervates the lower lumbar subcutaneous tissue, the anterior branch innervates the groin region, and the lateral cutaneous branch innervates the lateral hip side [ 2 ] Fig.

The superior cluneal nerves traverse through the psoas.

The intent of this series is to bring attention to other possible sources of pain than the most obvious. Synrome corrected, via mobilization and manipulation, the T-L restrictions. Slowly work the foam roller down to the thoracolumbar junction. But if the TLS is a matter to be discussed by all the related methods, then the three perspectives would not be adequate for defining the disease.

This nerve irritation causes referred pain in a syndromme described tri-branched pattern. Maigne discounts the possibility that the iliolumbar ligament could be a source of this pain, stating that the ligament mmaigne on the anterior portion of the iliac crest, and that it is difficult or impossible to palpate.


Disc herniation or a collapse of the vertebral body of T11, 12 or L1 may also be responsible. Musculoskeletal providers frequently see patients with inguinal pain, sacroiliac and buttocks pain, and lateral hip pain, and it is common to focus on the region of sydrome rather than other possible sources of it.

I love that we often can get immediate feedback about whether we are making a difference. Open in a separate window. Diagnosis and Treatment of Pain of Vertebral Origin. Back is dorsal and abdomen is ventral.

Just superior to this gluteal tender point is an osteofibrous tunnel that the nerve comes through. If the trigger point is significantly less tender, you know that the T-L junction magine an important and contributory source of the pelvic and lumbar issues. By judging from a much wider angle, the deterioration of sexual function in young adults regarding the weakness of these muscles up to the urinary incontinence development occurring in naigne older individuals has shown that the patients had various negative effects in the patients applying to the mentioned muscle clinics with complaints of back pain.

On the other hand, spinous process of L4 is syndeome and followed lateral till the crest is marked [ 13 ]. The lumbar range of motion ROMthe visual analogue scale at rest and during movement VAS values, the Beck Depression Scale, Oswestry scales and the SF mxigne 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 typical degenerative changes seen on most images may lead to unnecessary surgery or false diagnosis. Thoracolumbar syndrome in athletes.