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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheeja Francis
19 years experience Rheumatology
Osteoarthritis: Most commonly degenerative disc disease related to osteoarthritis. A small percentage of patients can have back arthritis related to inflammation as ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
More than one type: In simple categories there is inflammatory and non inflammatory . Your evaluation will help clarify your type and let you know how you got it.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Big 3: Most arthritis in the back is osteoarthritis which is caused by aging, injury, obesity. There are other forms of spinal arthritis so it's good to have ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Several types!: Spondylitis or degenerative disc disease which causes facet arthritis. Certainly there are many causes for lower back pain other than these two. The ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Age, underlying congenital abnormalities and instability, previous trauma, years of wear and tear, inherited predisposition.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Trauma/overuse : Trauma or a direct bsack injury (bad strain or fracture) can lead to post-traumatic arthritis. Simple overuse or poor lifting technique done repetitiv ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Muscle, joint or ?: There can be many reasons for lower back pain. Muscle can be a very common cause of back pain and that is where exercise can play an effective role ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it could: Arthiritis is the most common cause of back pain.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain Control Program: Unfortunately arthritis will not go away - it is a finding on an MRI or x-ray but it doesn’t mean the patient is in pain. To control pain suggest core ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Yes & No: ? 45 yo asks if 3 yrs right (R) low back pain (LBP) & sciatica (S) caused her "neck arthritis". ASSUMPTIONS: is neck pain, X-ray w. "DDD" C-spine, ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
The first order of : business is to see your pediatrician, who may refer you to a pediatric rheumatologist. A thorough history & physical, MRI of the spine, family his ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause.

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