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What can I do about my osteoarthritis of the spine?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: Lots

Would recommend seeing a spine specialist to evaluate the facet joints as source of pain.

In brief: Lots

Would recommend seeing a spine specialist to evaluate the facet joints as source of pain.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: See pain specialist

You may benefit from facet blocks. See a pain specialist.

In brief: See pain specialist

You may benefit from facet blocks. See a pain specialist.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Jeffrey Glaser
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: See a Specialist

Arthritis of the spine often affects the facet joints - particularly in the lumbar spine (low back).
It is important that you visit a specialist for evaluation and consideration of treatment options. If you pain is in fact due to arthritis you may be a candidate for facet intervention/injection/ablation, anti-inflammatories, local anesthetic patches, back brace, and physical therapy.

In brief: See a Specialist

Arthritis of the spine often affects the facet joints - particularly in the lumbar spine (low back).
It is important that you visit a specialist for evaluation and consideration of treatment options. If you pain is in fact due to arthritis you may be a candidate for facet intervention/injection/ablation, anti-inflammatories, local anesthetic patches, back brace, and physical therapy.
Dr. Jeffrey Glaser
Dr. Jeffrey Glaser
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