The low back pain physical examination is a basic characterization test for patients with lumbar disease to observe the physiological status of the lower back.

Basic Information

Specialist classification: growth and development check classification: physical examination

Applicable gender: whether men and women apply fasting: not fasting

Tips: Check your relaxation and actively cooperate with your doctor. Normal value

The gait is smooth, coordinated, and rhythmic, with the legs alternate. There is a physiological curvature of the lower back, no side bends, hunchbacks.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results:

From the gait at the time of the patient's visit, the gait of the patient's gait is unstable and unstable. It is like drunkenness. It is more common in spinal cord lesions such as cervical spondylotic myelopathy and dorsal marrow tumor. Cautious gait, waist stiffness or forced to tilt to one side, with the hand to support the waist, gait cautious, more common in lumbar disc herniation, acute lumbar sprain or acute lumbar muscle fibrosis. The duck step swings around when walking, and is more common in myelopathy. Patients should be removed from the top, to observe the presence of physiological curvature of the lower back, with or without lateral curvature, hunchback, (angular deformity, with or without mass, sinus, extreme marks, pigmentation. The patient's spine is flexed. Left and right side flexion, left and right rotation to observe the function of the back. Patients with lumbar back organic lesions are often limited in function, while reflex pain caused by visceral diseases is normal.

People who need to be examined: people with abnormal pain at the waist.

Precautions

Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications.

Requirements for inspection: Check your relaxation and actively cooperate with your doctor.

Inspection process

First observe the gait, then observe the presence of physiological curvature of the lower back, with or without side bends, hunchback, with or without mass, sinus, extreme marks, pigmentation. The patient's spine is flexed. Stretch back, right and left side flexion, rotate left and right to observe the function of the back.

Not suitable for the crowd

Pregnant women.

Adverse reactions and risks

Generally not.