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What exactly is facet joint arthropathy?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Degenerative changes

A term used to describe degenerative changes of the facet joint.

In brief: Degenerative changes

A term used to describe degenerative changes of the facet joint.
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