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Flashcards in Prolapsed Intervertebral Disc Deck (10):
1

What myotomes cover hip flexion?

L1/2

2

What myotomes cover knee extension?

L3/4

3

What myotome cover foot dorsiflexion & EHL?

L5

4

What myotomes cover ankle plantarflexion?

S1/2

5

What is the problem with MRI scans in back pain?

False positives

6

What is sciatica?

Any sort of buttock or leg pain, not obviously coming from the hip, knee or ankle

7

What is a spinal surgeons definition of sciatica?

Buttock and/or leg pain in a specific dermatomal distribution accompanied by neurological disturbance

8

What treatments are there for a slipped disc?

Osteopathy/chiropractic
TENS/Psychology/Pain clinic

9

What is CSAG?

Clinical Standards Advisory Group

10

What are some behavioural symptoms?

pain at coccyx tip
Whole leg pain
Whole leg numbness
Whole leg giving way
Absence of pain free spells
Intolerance of treatment
emergency admission