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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
I have moderate bilateral l5/s1 facet joint arthrosis. Is arthrosis the same as arthriti? And is this a condition that will fully heal?
Just diagnosed w/ lumbar facet joint pain & was told I have artheritis in my left hip. Got helpful injection in discs but hip hurts. Best treatments?
Aging and: Aging will lead to degeneration of the facet joints as can injury or trauma which can accelerate this process as can smoking which degenerates the discs which alters the mechanics of the spine segments creating more stresses on the facet joints leading to degeneration. Underlying rheumatologic conditions will affect these joints too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have osteophyte contact of the nerve root at the L5 S1 facet joint Also disk degeneration Recently I am feeling like the nerve in the anterior porti?
Nerve root pain?: Osteophytes are the body's way of spreading out the pressure in an area in which a joint or disc is wearing out. Sometimes those spurs can irritate nerve roots. The body often will compensate over time however, if weakness, burning pain and numbness occur then you should seek evaluation and treatment by an orthopedic surgeon or neurosurgeon. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Causes of fluid at facet joint l3-4 and l 4-5 level in male aged 31 years old with mild degenerative changes with small Schmorls nodes at l 1,l 2,l 3?
Back pain: Fluid in the facet joints is caused by inflammation of the joint. The degenerative changes of the spine and schmorl's nodes are typical of arthritis in the low back. Lumbar levels L3/4 and L4/5 are the most common location for arthritis to begin. Most cases of spinal stenosis originate in this area. Do daily back exercises and avoid tobacco products to reduce pain and improve back function. ...Read more
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