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Syndrome Of Thoracolumbar Transition - a Source of Motor and Muscle Disbalance

Todor Todorov, Ilko Todorov, Evgenia Vladeva


This article considers the syndrome of thoracolumbar transition known as Maigne syndrome and of interest from a diagnostic, pathogenetic and therapeutic viewpoint. A spevial attention is paid to some anatomical and physiological peculiarities of the region of the thoracolumbar transition. They determine some distinctive symptoms that could be a common reason for diagnostic and therapeutic errors. The opportunities for manual diagnostics and therapy as well as some other means of physical therapy for the treatment of this less known but common syndrome are discussed, too.


thoracolumbar region; manual diagnostics; manual therapy; muscle disbalance

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