A 39-year-old female asked:
My husband has 4 ruptured disc in the lumbar and his dr is wanting to do a lumbar facet joint injections will this help him? this is a new dr that has just seen him 1 time. my husband has had 2 mri's and he has had this problem for 5 years
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery 30 years experience
Back : Back pain maybe caused by the disks, facet joints, muscles, nerves, spinal cord not to mention other organ systems. Facet joint arthritis is a common cause of back pain and often responds well to injections, radiofrequency burning of facet nerves and endoscopic rhizotomy cutting of facet nerves. Please see my avvo health guide on facet disease.
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