Lumbar DDx – Neurology LBP

Anatomic Study of Superior Cluneal Nerves: Application to Low Back Pain and Surgical Approaches to Lumbar Vertebrae

Joe Iwanaga, Emily Simonds, Mayank Patel, Rod J. Oskouian, R. Shane Tubbs. World Neurosurgery. May 19, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.05.087

Are signs of central sensitisation in acute low back pain a precursor to poor outcome?

David M. Klyne, G. Lorimer Moseley, Michele Sterling, Mary F. Barbe, Paul W. Hodges. The Journal of Pain. 7 March 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpain.2019.03.001

Association between sensorimotor impairments and functional brain changes in patients with low back pain: a critical review.

Goossens N, Rummens S, Janssens L, Caeyenberghs K, Brumagne S. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2017 Nov 6. doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000859.

Brain Areas Involved in Anticipation of Clinically Relevant Pain in Low Back Pain Populations With High Levels of Pain Behavior.

Lloyd DM, Helbig T, Findlay G, Roberts N, Nurmikko T. J Pain. 2016 May

Changes in the Organization of the Secondary Somatosensory Cortex While Processing Lumbar Proprioception and the Relationship With Sensorimotor Control in Low Back Pain.

Goossens N, Janssens L, Brumagne S. Clin J Pain. 2019 Feb 5. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000692.

Compressing the lumbar nerve root changes the frequency-associated cerebral amplitude of fluctuations in patients with low back/leg pain.

Zhou F, Zhao Y, Zhu L, Jiang J, Huang M, Zhang Y, Zhuang Y, Gong H. Sci Rep. 2019 Feb 19;9(1):2246. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-38721-5.

Differences in brain processing of proprioception related to postural control in patients with recurrent non-specific low back pain and healthy controls.

Goossens N, Janssens L, Caeyenberghs K, Albouy G, Brumagne S. Neuroimage Clin. 2019 May 28;23:101881. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2019.101881.

Diminished kinesthetic and visual motor imagery ability in adults with chronic low back pain

Roy La Touche, Mónica Grande-Alonso, Ferran Cuenca-Martínez, Luis Gónzalez-Ferrero, Luis Suso-Martí, Alba Paris-Alemany. PM&R. June 14, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2018.05.025

Diminished Kinesthetic and Visual Motor Imagery Ability in Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain.

La Touche R, Grande-Alonso M, Cuenca-Martínez F, Gónzález-Ferrero L, Suso-Martí L, Paris-Alemany A. PM R. 2018 Jul 2. pii: S1934-1482(18)30311-3. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2018.05.025.

Do lumbar magnetic resonance imaging changes predict neuropathic pain in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain?

Vagaska E, Litavcova A, Srotova I, Vlckova E, Kerkovsky M, Jarkovsky J, Bednarik J, Adamova B. Medicine (Baltimore). 2019 Apr;98(17):e15377. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000015377.

Lower-limb muscle strength: normative data from an observational population-based study.

Pasco JA, Stuart AL, Holloway-Kew KL, Tembo MC, Sui SX, Anderson KB, Hyde NK, Williams LJ, Kotowicz MA. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2020 Feb 8;21(1):89. doi: 10.1186/s12891-020-3098-7.

Motor Control Changes in Low-Back Pain: Divergence in Presentations and Mechanisms.

van Dieën JH, Reeves NP, Kawchuk G, van Dillen L, Hodges PW. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2018 Jun 12:1-24. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2019.7917.

Neurochemical changes in patients with chronic low back pain detected by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy: A systematic review.

Zhao X, Xu M, Jorgenson K, Kong J. Neuroimage Clin. 2016 Nov 24;13:33-38.

Neuropathic pain in low back-related leg pain patients: What is the evidence of prevalence, characteristics, and prognosis in primary care? A systematic review of the literature.

Harrisson SA, Stynes S, Dunn KM, Foster NE, Konstantinou K. J Pain. 2017 Jun 12. pii: S1526-5900(17)30612-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2017.04.012

Perception of verticality is altered in people with severe chronic low back pain compared to healthy controls: A cross-sectional study

Muhammad Alrwaily, Patrick J. Sparto, Susan L. Whitney. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice. 24 October 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.msksp.2019.102074

Posterior Branches of Lumbar Spinal Nerves – Part I: Anatomy and Functional Importance.

Kozera K, Ciszek B. Ortop Traumatol Rehabil. 2016 Jan-Feb;18(1):1-10. doi: 10.5604/15093492.1198827.

Posterior Branches of Lumbar Spinal Nerves – part II: Lumbar Facet Syndrome – Pathomechanism, Symptomatology and Diagnostic Work-up.

Kozera K, Ciszek B, Szaro P. Ortop Traumatol Rehabil. 2017 Apr 12;19(2):101-109.

Posterior Branches of Lumbar Spinal Nerves – Part III: Spinal Dorsal Ramus Mediated Back Pain – Pathomechanism, Symptomatology and Diagnostic Work-up.

Kozera K, Ciszek B, Szaro P. Ortop Traumatol Rehabil. 2017 Aug 31;19(4):315-321. doi: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.4611.

Prevalence and Location of Neuropathic Pain in Lumbar Spinal Disorders: Analysis of 1,804 Consecutive Patients with Primary Lower Back Pain.

Orita S, Yamashita T, Ohtori S, Yonenobu K, Kawakami M, Taguchi T, Kikuchi SI, Ushida T, Konno SI, Nakamura M, Fujino K, Matsuda S, Yone K, Takahashi K. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Mar 8

Reorganization in Secondary Somatosensory Cortex in Chronic Low Back Pain Patients.

Hotz-Boendermaker S, Marcar VL, Meier ML, Boendermaker B, Humphreys BK. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Jun

Sensorimotor Cortical Activity in Acute Low Back Pain: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Chang WJ, Buscemi V, Liston MB, McAuley JH, Hodges PW, Schabrun SM. J Pain. 2019 Jan 17. pii: S1526-5900(18)30634-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2019.01.006

Sensory symptoms in low back pain – how do they matter?

Gierthmühlen J, Greinacher J, Höper J, Oberlojer V, Lankes M, Traulsen F, Hüllemann P, Borzikowsky C, Reimer M, Baron R. Curr Med Res Opin. 2017 Jul 27:1-29. doi: 10.1080/03007995.2017.1360851

Structural Brain Imaging in People with Low Back Pain.

Mansour ZM, Lepping RJ, Honea RA, Brooks WM, Yeh HW, Burns JM, Sharma NK. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Nov 22.

Sudden gait perturbations elicit sex-specific neuromuscular trunk responses in persons with low back pain.

Mueller J, Martinez-Valdes E, Mueller S, Kulig K, Mayer F. J Biomech. 2020 Jan 16:109646. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2020.109646.

Superior Cluneal Nerve Entrapment Neuropathy and Gluteus Medius Muscle Pain: Their Effect on Very Old Patients with Low Back Pain.

Kokubo R, Kim K, Isu T, Morimoto D, Iwamoto N, Kobayashi S, Morita A. World Neurosurg. 2017 Feb;98:132-139. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.10.096.

Sympathetic Dysfunction in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain and Failed Back Surgery Syndrome.

Topographic mapping of pain sensitivity of the lower back – a comparison of healthy controls and patients with chronic non-specific low back pain.

O’Neill S, Larsen JB, Nim C, Arendt-Nielsen L. Scand J Pain. 2018 Sep 27. pii: /j/sjpain.ahead-of-print/sjpain-2018-0113/sjpain-2018-0113.xml. doi: 10.1515/sjpain-2018-0113.

Visual network alterations in brain functional connectivity in chronic low back pain: A resting state functional connectivity and machine learning study.

Shen W, Tu Y, Gollub RL, Ortiz A, Napadow V, Yu S, Wilson G, Park J, Lang C, Jung M, Gerber J, Mawla I, Chan ST, Wasan AD, Edwards RR, Kaptchuk T, Li S, Rosen B, Kong J. Neuroimage Clin. 2019 Mar 14;22:101775. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2019.101775.

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