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Can you tell me what is a facet joint sprain?

Can you tell me what is a facet joint sprain?

Inflammation: It is usually seen after a whiplash injury and causes neck pain. Chiropractic treatment or physical therapy can be useful if it persists. Occasionally we do an injection to knock it down. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more


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Can you tell me what is a cervical facet joint?

Can you tell me what is a cervical facet joint?

Neck joints: Most people think of their spine as the vertebrae and discs, but those are the structures in the front. The spinal cord sits in the middle, and is protected by additional bony structures in the back. Where the back bones meet the front bones, there are joints on either side of the midline called facet joints. These joints are tiny, typically capable of holding less than less than 1cc of fluid. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is a facet joint block?

Can you tell me what is a facet joint block?

Spine Joints: Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate, therefore a facet joint injection is into that place where they meet. Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise here and cause pain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is bilateral facet joint arthrosis?

Can you tell me what is bilateral facet joint arthrosis?

Spine Joints: Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate. Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise here and cause pain. Sometimes this inflammation results in extra fluid in the joint that aggravates the joint, that is the effusion. Suggest seeing a spine specialist to get help with either steroid injections or PRP to help strengthen ligaments. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is bilateral facet joint effusions?

Can you tell me what is bilateral facet joint effusions?

Spine Joints: Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate. Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise here and cause pain. Sometimes this inflammation results in extra fluid in the joint that aggravates the joint, that is the effusion. Suggest seeing a spine specialist to get help with either steroid injections or PRP to help strengthen ligaments. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the remedy for osteoarthritis knee?

Could you tell me what is the remedy for osteoarthritis knee?

Oa of the knee: Osteoarthritis of the knee is treated with rest, antiinflamatory medication and occasionally with bracing or injections. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is bilateral lumbo-sacral facet joint dysfunction?

Can you tell me what is bilateral lumbo-sacral facet joint dysfunction?

Back Pain: It is a term relating pain coming from the l5/s1 facet joints. The diagnosis was probably given due to arthritic changes of those joints. To treat and verify facet dysfunctional pain, often facet joint injections are recommended. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what can you think is causing bone and joint pain?

Can you tell me what can you think is causing bone and joint pain?

No: You gave no specifics and without a history, physical exam and appropriate testing, it is impossible to answer your question. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is causing bone and joint pain?

Can you tell me what is causing bone and joint pain?

Have it evaluated.: Your pain can be due to a fracture, gout, infection, or due to ligament, cartilage, or other bone abnormalities. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what causes a knee to dislocate?

Can anyone tell me what causes a knee to dislocate?

Kneecap!: Dislocating your knee is different than dislocating your kneecap.... Dislocating ur kneecap is more common and usually cause by trauma and/or anatomical problem...dislocating the knee joint itself is most certainly due to trauma ...Read more

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Can you tell me about facet joint block?

Can you tell me about facet joint block?

Facet Joint Pain: Radiofrequency procedures work well if a previous facet injection or medial branch block was performed with greater than 75-80% relief that was obtained. This is used to determine pain from facet joints. As with anything there are failures, but quite low if the block worked well. Risks are the same as with any spine procedure, no different. Rare that you would be worse off afterwards. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is degenerative ms?

Can you tell me what is degenerative ms?

A phase: We conceive that ms starts with inflammatory attack on the central nervous system, followed by a less intensive but gradually deteriorating process which is termed degenerative. So, the original relapsing-remitting course transforms at some point to a secondary progressive process. Without treatment 90% proceed by 20 yrs. Yet, potent and early treatment is designed to prevent the disability. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about a knee arthroscopy?

What can you tell me  about a knee arthroscopy?

Knee arthroscopy: Knee arthroscopy is an outpatient procedure using small incisions and a fiber optic camera. Structures inside the knee joint can be visualized and repaired of there is any damage. The recovery is quicker and less painful than open procedures. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does pulling a ligament in your ankle mean?

Can doctors tell me what does pulling a ligament in your ankle mean?

Tearing ligament: "pulling" a ligament probably refers to tearing a ligament also known as "spraining" your ankle. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about a shoulder arthroscopy?

Surgery: Shoulder arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgery done with very small incisions, through which instruments and cameras can be placed to perform procedures on the shoulder including rotator cuff repair, bone debridement/shaving, and clean up of the subacromial space. Depending on the procedure performed, you may require immobilization and/or therapy after surgery. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what docs do for a ligament tear or sprain?

Can you tell me what docs do for a ligament tear or sprain?

Depending on the se-: Verity and the site of the ligament injury. Most are treatable by non operative means in majority of patients, while some require surgery, like acl reconstruction. All treatments are individualized to the patient, keeping in mind his specific needs etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what a throbbing hip means please?

Can you tell me what a throbbing hip means please?

Several causes: Throbbing pain in the hip can be caused by many things. Arthritis, trochanteric bursitis, labral tear, stress fracture, and back issues are just a few of the possibilities. See a physician for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more


Dr. Warren Foster
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Joint Sprain (Definition)

Ligaments cross and support joints as they go through motion. A joint sprain refers to an injury of the ligaments that are around the joint. This injury can vary from a mild stretch injury to a complete tear. One of the more common examples of this ...Read more