A 34-year-old female asked:
Taking cymbalta 60 mg and nucynta (tapentadol) daily for lumbar facet issues and fms. they stopped working and cannot tolerate lyrica. what else could i try?
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Pain Management 21 years experience
Facet Injections? Tr: Have you discussed with your doctor lumbar facet injections or medial branch blocks? Have you tried lumbar traction?
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Pain Management 28 years experience
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Facet Arthropathy: These are joints in the spine where the bones articulate and can develop bone spurs and cause pain typically with extension. I would consider seeing a pain/spine specialist to see if facet injections or radiofrequency ablation would be helpful for you.
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Last updated Jul 12, 2014
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