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What causes facet joint arthropathy?

What causes facet joint arthropathy?

Age and/or injury: Usually with age, facet joint degenerative changes occur as the discs become degenerative and narrow in height it alters the mechanics of the facet joints at the same levels. Injury to the joints and obesity which can overload the joints can lead to facet joint arthropathy or degeneration. Exercise may be protective. ...Read more

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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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What causes sacroiliac joint pain?

What causes sacroiliac joint pain?

Sacroiilititis!: Sacroiilitis is the most common cause. This is inflammatory. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Can si joint inflammation cause calf nerve pain?

Can si joint inflammation cause calf nerve pain?

Depends: If you already have sciatica and it involves your si joint too, this nerve goes all the way down to the foot, and can affect any part of the nerve that shoots off from it. To double check, you need to see a PCP/Dr. to get this checked out and see for sure. A sports medicine, or osteopathic (DO) physician are well trained to see this, as are neurologist or orthopedist. Start with your PCP first! ...Read more

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Joint hypermobility cause of tendonitis?

Joint hypermobility cause of tendonitis?

Sometimes: One of the potential causes of tendonitis is overuse by the muscle/tendon unit trying to stabilize a hypermobile joint. This is certainly the case with the posterior tibial tendon in individuals with flexible flatfoot. However, not all tendinitis is related to joint hypermobility, so you would need to consult with your doctor to determine the cause of your tendinitis. ...Read more

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What are the causes of anterior subluxation and facet joint arthritis?

What are the causes of anterior subluxation and facet joint arthritis?

Age, degeneration, : Vertebral body may shift over another below it due to incompetence/laxity of facet joints at that level due to degeneratiion of joints which may become arthritic. This is seen with increasing age particularly in post menopausal girls & has a higher association in females than males & may be related to lower bone density developing in addition to degeneration. Also seen with rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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What causes joint pain besides arthritis?

What causes joint pain besides arthritis?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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What causes joint stiffness?

Multiple: Multiple potential causes including arthritic and inflammatory conditions within the joint and contractures of soft tissue structures around the joint. ...Read more

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Can sacroiliac joint sclerosis cause pinching of the L4-L5, S1-S2 nerves?

Can sacroiliac joint sclerosis cause pinching of the L4-L5, S1-S2 nerves?

Not usually: But do you have Piriformis Syndrome, which could result in peripheral sciatica? Visit an osteopathic specialist, and get this both diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Can facet joint syndrome cause bad posture?

Can facet joint syndrome cause bad posture?

Facet joint: You may be avoiding painful positions. This could affect your posture. ...Read more

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What is uncovertebral joint arthropathy?

What is uncovertebral joint arthropathy?

Degenerative change: The uncovertebral joint is an interphase of adjacent cervical spine vertebrae located in either side and adjacent to the disc space and opening for the nerve root(neuroforamen). Degenerative changes of this joint is referred to as uncovertebral arthropathy. ...Read more

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What causes knee joint pain?

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What causes knee joint pain?

Many causes: Any time you have improper function or injury of a joint it can cause pain. If you have knee pain that interferes with your activity you should see a doctor. Many young teens have knee pain with exercise. This is a growth-related condition. There should be no swelling or limp and the pain is temporary. It is called osgood-schlatters. It is not serious. ...Read more

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What is mutli-level facet joint osteoarthritis?

What is mutli-level facet joint osteoarthritis?

Just what it says: It is osteoarthritis of the facet joints of the spine. These joints help to connect the vertebral bodies. ...Read more

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Is exophoria, sacroiliac joint dysfunction/ pain, swelling possibly related to Multiple Sclerosis?

Is exophoria, sacroiliac joint dysfunction/ pain, swelling possibly related to Multiple Sclerosis?

Not really: What you describe can be caused partly by rheumatological condition, and the eye issues could be congenital. Nothing you describe is classical of MS. See your doctor and uncover your problems, as treatments can be very reassuring. ...Read more

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Is joint pain caused by osteoarthritis called Arthralgia?

Is joint pain caused by osteoarthritis called Arthralgia?

Yes, but...: Arthralgia is a general term that refers to pain in a joint. Osteoarthritis is one cause of arthralgia, but there are many other illnesses and conditions that lead to joint pain. ...Read more

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What causes temporomandibular joint dysfunction?

What causes  temporomandibular joint dysfunction?

Generally: Stress. Assuming no birth defects in the joint. Sometimes a trauma to the face. 99% of people are treated with a night guard and recover 100%. ...Read more

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Facet (Definition)

Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate. Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise ...Read more