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Facet Joints Do For You
2010 lumbar xray scoliosis an sclerosis of facet joints a MRI in 01an06 of neck hern/buldg disc min pressure on spinal cord, what test show nerve dam?
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Options: Radiofrequency procedures work well if a previous facet injection or medial branch block was performed with greater than 75-80% relief that was obtained. 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Facet Arthropathy: Could be 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Yes PRP is an offered treatment that has shown good success however is considered experimental at this time. The basic theory is it helps to strengthen the ligaments around the facet joint using your own platelets/growth factors and therefore reducing stress on the joint by tightening them up. As far as I know its safer than steroid injection. Pretty cool stuff. Check out regenexx.com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Synovial joints: Pivot joints synovial small.Get a more detailed answer ›
Past 4-5mo had 2thoracic epidurals, failed!then urgent low back surg., after 3 months had facet joints 3 thor. Levels, anything left 2 do next pman.?No s
Importent function: The facet joints allow the vertebrae to move against each other, providing stability and flexibility. These joints allow us to twist and to bend forward and backward, and from side to side. Each vertebra has two sets of facet joints. One pair faces upward to connect with the vertebra above and the other pair faces downward to join with the vertebra below. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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. Epidural injections are also helpful to reduce inflammation into the spinal canal area or around the spinal nerve roots exiting the spine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: they heal but some residual arthritis may result. This situation can be overcome and spine health restored and maintained by regular EXERCISE strengthening the muscles on either side of the spine! Your Primary Care Provider can lead you in the right direction and perhaps order some PHYSICAL THERAPY after which HOME EXERCISES will maintain a HEALTHY SPINE! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Spine Joints: Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate and limits extension and rotation of that spinal segment. You have facet joints at every level of your spine from your neck to your low back. Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise here and cause pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would NSLBP originating from the facet joints show up on an MRI.
working diagnosis: NSLBP with deconditioning & he was denied all invasive procedures?
No: no need for any further tests. at this age. regular exercises, good st. posture and back muscle exercises may help. ...Read more
Would NSLBP originating from the facet joints show up on an MRI(Already done)? It leaves him in 9/10 pain daily even with MST & all of the other drugs
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