Lower Back & Buttocks

  Lower Back & Buttocks

Ischiogluteal Bursitis

A bursa is a closed, fluid-filled sac that functions as a cushion and gliding surface to reduce friction between tissues of the body. Ischiogluteal bursitis is a result of inflammation of the bursa located between the origin of the hamstring muscle and the ischial tuberosity.

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Avulsion Fractures (ASIS, AIIS, Ischial Tuberosity)

An avulsion fracture is caused by the strong contraction of a large muscle that results in separation of the bone at the attachment site of the tendon.

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Lower Back Arthritis

Arthritis literally means inflammation of one or more joints. Arthritis is frequently accompanied by joint pain and is commonly a source of lower back pain.

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Ankylosis Spondylitis

This inflammatory arthritic condition commonly affects the sacroiliac joints and causes progressive spinal ankylosing/fusion.

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Piriformis Syndrome

The piriformis muscle is located in gluteal region and is a deep muscle which arises from the sacral bone of the pelvis to the top of the femur at the hip.

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SI Joint (Sacroiliac joint) Injury

The sacroiliac joint is a synovial joint located between the two pelvic bones (sacrum and illium) at the back of the pelvis.

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Spondylolisthesis, Pars Defect & Stress fracture

The term spondylolisthesis refers to the slipping of one vertebra forward on another. Spondylolisthesis predominately occurs around the lumbo-sacral region and is a result of damage to the back portion of the vertebra.

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Canal Stenosis

Canal stenosis implies to the constriction of the spinal canal by either bony or soft tissue encroachment. The most common causes of canal stenosis are a disc protrusion and a narrowed congenital spinal canal.

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Compression Fracture

A compression fracture is the name given to a vertebral body that has been fractured, commonly due to a traumatic flexion and axial load being applied to that vertebra.

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Facet Syndrome

Facet joint are plane synovial joints between the superior and inferior articular processes of adjacent vertebrae.

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