Author: Brandon Steele, DC, DACO

Maigne Syndrome: Sciatica of the Thoraco-Lumbar Junction

Maigne Syndrome: Sciatica of the Thoraco-Lumbar Junction

Lateral hip, lumbosacral, and groin pain are often due to lumbar spine or hip joint dysfunction. However, the next time you see these symptoms, be sure to assess the thoracolumbar junction (TLJ). TLJ dysfunction, often described as Maigne Syndrome, may result in nerve irritation with referral to the lumbopelvic region. Proper assessment and treatment result in highly satisfied patients. In the next ten minutes, you will learn five tips about why Maigne syndrome should be on your shortlist of differential diagnoses.

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High Ankle Sprain

High Ankle Sprain

Fall and winter collision sports like football, hockey, and even soccer, pose unique threats to the bodies of its participants. The foot and ankle are common sites of injury. This article will focus on the current evidence-based assessment and management of one of the more troublesome ankle injuries.

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