lumbago


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lumbago

pain in the lower back; backache affecting the lumbar region

lumbago

[‚ləm′bā‚gō]
(medicine)
Backache in the lumbar or lumbosacral region.
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for back pain and found that it can also be called lumbago.
He has a lumbago (lower back pain) which has been going on for a few weeks.
Exactly, all there'd be left to gossip about is Maureen from sales' lumbago and whether or not Carl from the post room really had been caught driving naked from the waist down around the city centre ring road in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The microscopic and reductionist approach of the West works best for acute and single-gene conditions such as infections and Mendelian disorders, he says, and the macroscopic and holistic approach of the East potentially fare well in sub-clinical, chronic, and complex conditions such as lumbago, obesity, and aging.
Talking about regional orthopaedic problems he mentioned cervical spondylitis, lumbago sciatica, frozen shoulder, tennis golfer's elbow, Triger finger and carpal tunnel syndrome, Heberden's (1773) and Bouhard's (1866) nodes.
He's carried Arsenal so often he must have lumbago - but the Dutch striker was way off form here.
Surgery for LSS competes against a poor natural history, as compared with that of lumbago, in which 90% of episodes are resolved with conservative therapy within 3 months, or sciatica caused by a herniated disk, in which 90% of affected patients are improved with nonsurgical management by 6 months and 50% are asymptomatic at 1 year.
Surgery for LSS competes against a poor natural history, as compared with that of lumbago, in which 90% of episodes are resolved with conservative therapy within 3 months, or sciatica caused by a herniated disc, in which 90% of affected patients are improved with nonsurgical management by 6 months and 50% are asymptomatic at 1 year.
She said it was good for colds, lumbago, sciatica, you name it.
For neuralgia, rheumatism and lumbago it is used in plasters and rubbed on the temples; it will frequently cure neuralgic headaches.
Subsequently, relief of inflammation and pain associated with lumbago, scapulohumeral periarthritis, cervico-omo-brachial syndrome, and tendinists/tendosynovitis were approved as additional indications in June 2009.
Destaca en la evolucion del lumbago cronico el hecho que las discapacidades secundarias a esta, han aumentado exponencialmente desde la decada de los 80 (1), a pesar del progreso significativo que ha habido en su diagnostico (advenimiento de la TAC y RNM) y la aparicion de nuevas tecnicas quirurgicas.