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... just dx with severe arthritis L4 & L5. I have had back and hip pain for several years but a couple of weeks ago the pain became unbearable. Unable to do daily routine walking is extreme pain. The first two weeks was right hip and back pain. Took aleive,heat pads etc. Went to dr got xrays, percocet for pain. Radiologist suggested MRI had that. Same Severe L4-L5 not... (1 replies)
... Hello, I also have been recently diagnosed with stenosis, or narrowing of L4/L5 and my left hip area aches. I got my first epidural last week, they give a total of three, one month apart and the goal, according to the doctor, is 50% pain relief in 6 months time. I also started physical therapy and I'm going to try everything possible before I have surgery, just want it as the... (11 replies)
... Pain management is what they do most with low back pain. they use drugs, shots, physical therapy...all sorts of stuff to help you manage the pain. Believe it or not, spine surgeons don't operate for pain. They only operate when you are at risk of having a nerve die or damage to the spinal cord. You know that when you start to have numbness or pins and needles, muscles not... (1 replies)

... I have OA all over..(spine, hips, knees, feet, hands etc,, ) Hace L4, l5,moderate herniation.. I take narcotics,,allday long and muscle relaxers..I can not aspirin..I have had this since my early 30's..Hugs, Cindy (13 replies)
... progressing with OA since I was 36, and have it all over too. What really messes me up on top of this is fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome. It makes the arthritis hurt so much more when they flare together! I too have stenosis, nerve impingement, and degenerative disc disease with bulging discs. ... (18 replies)
... I am beginning to think yes based on the stress from the surgery, albeit I am not a physician. I had a decompression and L4-5 fusion 9 weeks ago and was doing pretty well until last week - I developed servere pain in my neck, legs and arms. back and chest, X-rays, EKG, bloodwork, urinalysis, MRI's of the neck and brain last night in the ER showed no abnormalities or... (2 replies)
... Hi Bethybug, I am 52 yrs.old. I have DDD, scolosis, arthritis of the spine. ... (7 replies)
... Yes, I have taken the Omega 3, and I still do. I have Osteoarthrosis and Fibromyalgia. At one time my sed rate was a 57 and I had so much pain from the inflammation. I had tried both Bextra & Celebrex and neither of them would bring down my inflammation. I then started on the Omega 3, and within 2 months my sed rate was back to normal. My Rheumatologist was a bit amazed when I... (2 replies)
... urts to. i'm a 32 year old male. what other symptoms are common with rheumatoid arthritis. what should i do. does anyone have any advice. anyone have severe arthritis in there back. it's ruining my life and my marriage. i can't believe the pain associated with this. i hope someone can help. thanks, jason. ... (1 replies)
... Hello Sandra :wave: Both of my sister's were diagnosed with, "Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis." This means that their RF Factor was negative. With some patients with RA their factor is not always positive. A Rheumatologist will base a diagnosis on symptoms, lab work results, x-ray's, and also family history. My mother has tested a positive RA Factor. I also believe... (5 replies)
... Do you have any discs issues along with this? Did they give you the name or diagnosis LUMBAR SPONDYLOSIS or anything? I have that and Cervical Spondylosis and I am 27. I had one disc that was degenerating when I was 24, and had my first back surgery then too, to remove a bulge on a disc. This year, I had neck pain and my back pain returned: I had Cervical Spondylosis... (10 replies)
... Are those all part of arthritis or are they several different things? ... (21 replies)
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Dec 18, 2003
... Help! Does anyone have info. on lumbar arthritis? I have it in the L4-5 and L5-S1 areas. I will be seeing the ortho. next week, but I'd like to be as educated as possible before I go. Also, any info regarding what is in store for the long term. I am in so much pain right now--will streching excersises help or hurt? Also, is it hereditary or could it have been caused by... (4 replies)
... It may help, I have mild stenosis in the lumbar and moderate in the neck and the Dr does not like to do surgery unless it severely impairs the quality of life. It hasn't mine yet but I have very bad days and then pretty good days. I will take a mobic from time to time but I hate to take anything unless it is very severe, so if I can handle it I take nothing but when it gets... (6 replies)
... Do either of you take any medication for your arthritis and does it help, I see were some get relief from celebrex or something similar. ... (6 replies)
... I have facet joint arthritis in most of the spine and neck, I have gotten the epidural in all areas it seems and the only one it helped was in the lumbar and just for awhile at best. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, b&g, I'm a chiropractor and I wish that I could see your MRI report. If the sciatic nerve pain which you are feeling has not been determined to be from a disc herniation, the general "arthritis" diagnosis hold some key verbage which may be in the report. With severe cases, the joints grow larger with calcium deposits and those deposits can narrow the recess of the nerve... (6 replies)
... Also how does arthritis cause leg numbness and burning in the thigh. ... (6 replies)
... Hi all, Anyone reading this have spinal stenosis? My cat scan showed that I have arthritis which is causing bone spurs on my spine and they are impinging the spine in such a way that it is being compressed with the nerves in my legs and feet really being affected. Constant chronic pain, really bad at night.. Am taking Mobicox and Neurontin for this but doesn't help much. ... (3 replies)
... advanced facet joint arthritis in the entire lumbar spine. ... (3 replies)




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