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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
28 years experience Family Medicine
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Back/leg pain: L4/5 spondylosis is arthritis of the low back. The l4/5 level is a very common level where the joints become overgrown (facet hypertrophy) and cause n ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spi ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
28 years experience Family Medicine
If it feels good: The noise made when you crack your neck is thought to be from cavitation-- it happens when the volume of the joint space suddenly expands, like when y ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Worn down: L5-S1 is the lowest motion segment in the spine. The MRI shows that level has become "worn down" leading to degeneration of the disc and the facet jo ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Back pain: You are describing low back arthritis in terms of an MRI of the lumbar spine. Low back pain can be generated from degenerated or torn discs, nerve imp ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There are two basic types: urine and blood tests. Both measure a hormone called human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hcg). The blood test is the more accu ... Read More
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