How do I relieve chronic back pain due to inflammation and arthritis?

Several ways. Be proactive in terms of lifestyle changes including: weight control, regular exercising & not smoking. Have adequate sleep & good vitamin d/calcium intake. Most remain functional without spine surgery for back pain. You may need additional treatment including physical rherapy, medication as well as possible pain management techniques. Back support can help.

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How to relieve chronic back pain due to inflammation and arthritis?

Core exercises. Get on a good core exercise program with stability ball or rev abs at beech body.Com. Take occasional aleve or Motrin with tylenol (acetaminophen) to get the initial pain under control. Read more...
Conservative care. Chronic back pain can be difficult to treat but for most patients at your age, conservative treatment will work - physical therapy, regular exercise, core strengthening/stretching, smoking cessation, improved diet. Keep in mind that if your imaging studies have not shown anything severe, it is ok to push through some pain in order to acheive the improvement that you want. Read more...

How to relieve chronic back pain due to inflammation and arthritis?

Conservative Mgmt. Nsaids (if not medically contraindicated), pt, home exercise programs, spinal injections may be considered if indicated. Ask you spinal specialist. Rheumatoid arthritis has to be ruled out, as this would also have additional available treatments. Read more...

63 healthy m chronic back pain. Gr 1 spondylolithesis l34&l45+ facet arthritis. Bil facet blocks helped but still have bil butt pain. Advice?

Options. Pain related to spondylolisthesis may be related to lateral recess stenosis, facet pain, central stenosis, discogenic pain or pain from the instability itself. There are multiple options to ascertain which of these is the most likely cause. Read more...
Radiofrequency . If facet blocks helped radiofrequency neurotomy of medial branches may be a long-term solution. Read more...
Generally Good. 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 more...