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Severe facet hypertrophy

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Consult spine expert: You need to consult a spine specialist to see if anything can be done about your problem. It is not unusual for the other part of the spine to shift ... Read More

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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
"Arthritis" : This is a degenerative process similar to arthritis, either due to a specific injury or a chronic/continuous trauma, all in the background of genetic ... Read More
Dr. Zachariah George
Neurosurgery 15 years experience
Neck arthritis: This means that you have quite a bit of cervical spine arthritis. The nerves that exit from your spine going towards your shoulder and arms are being... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Back pain: You need an evaluation by a surgeon who specializes in back problems
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
Pain Management 37 years experience
Rearended: It is very common to damage your facet joints in a rear ended collision due to extension of the joints. At your age, healing would be fast and almost ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 37 years experience
No: This drug is addictive and not very useful for muscle spasms.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
May not have-: -enough room. TheC2-3 complex means these is some arthritic spurring with a protruding disk that indents the dural (thecal) sac being indented some, c... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Cause for back pain.: It means your main nerves coming from your spine that run through your vertebrae can be suffering of compression because overgrowth of the bony area i... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Spinal stenosis : You have arthritis in the mid back (thoracic level 9/10). The joints that connect one level with the next are overgrown and compressing the spinal cor... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Slaughter
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 27 years experience
Arthritis: The spine has disks and facet joints at each level. The disks in the front of the spine begin to wear initially. This is followed by loss of height ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Liu
Neurosurgery 20 years experience
Arthritis.: It is a relatively normal finding in the spine as we age. Sometimes, bone spur formation can put pressure on nearby nerves and pinch them, causing lot... Read More

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