Doctor insights on:
What Exactly Is The Best Approach To Help Facet Joint Syndrome
Usually: Usually a routine of regular exercise including core stabilization and weight control while avoiding smoking. Medication and certain procedures through pain management can help including facet rhizotomies if relief is obtained after a facet or medial branch block. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With difficulty: This is a diagnosis doctors disagree about. Mri and ct may show degeneration (aging, arthritis) of the small joints behind the disk and nerve channel. In some people this is painless. In some folks they may be a source of pain. Injection of medication (anesthetic or cortisone like) into the joint or around the small nerve supplying the joint is viewed by some as evidence of facet joint syndrome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can degenerative disc disease, facet joint syndrome, and/or scapulothoracic bursitis cause excessive sleepiness and daytime drowsiness?
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
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?
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 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Facet joint syndrome causes
- What is a facet joint injection?
- What exactly is horner syndrome?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Facet joint syndrome pain helpful exercises
- What exactly is analgesic nephropathy syndrome?
- What does flexing a joint mean exactly?
- What are common complications of a facet joint injection?
- Talk to a orthopedic spine surgeon online for free