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What do you suggest if my grandfather who's 73 just got diagnosed with spinal arthritis, can anyone tell me anything about it?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience in Pain Management
Facet Arthropathy: Facet arthropathy/arthritis. There are joints in the spine where the bones articulate and can develop bone spurs and cause the clicking with pain typically with extension. I would consider seeing a pain/spine specialist to see if facet injections or radio frequency ablation would be helpful for you.
Answered on Jul 25, 2014

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