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What's good for arthris in lower back?

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Dr. Martin Schaeffer
Pain Management
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In brief: Pain treatment.

Unfortunately, although this is a simple question the answer is not.
The key to treatment is an appropriate evaluation, the making of a diagnosis, and the development of a treatment plan for that diagnosis. Most pain is self limiting and resolves shortly. Persistent pain requires an evaluation by an appropriately trained provider.

In brief: Pain treatment.

Unfortunately, although this is a simple question the answer is not.
The key to treatment is an appropriate evaluation, the making of a diagnosis, and the development of a treatment plan for that diagnosis. Most pain is self limiting and resolves shortly. Persistent pain requires an evaluation by an appropriately trained provider.
Dr. Martin Schaeffer
Dr. Martin Schaeffer
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management

In brief: Treatment

Rest, physical therapy and NSAID medication may help.
If you really have arthritis in the facet joints of the spine, injections of steroid and local anesthetic (facet blockss) may help. These can be followed up with a longer lasting desentization of the facet nerves (rf ablation).

In brief: Treatment

Rest, physical therapy and NSAID medication may help.
If you really have arthritis in the facet joints of the spine, injections of steroid and local anesthetic (facet blockss) may help. These can be followed up with a longer lasting desentization of the facet nerves (rf ablation).
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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