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... Also how does arthritis cause leg numbness and burning in the thigh. ... (6 replies)
... Hello All, how are we today? I was diagnosed with arthritis in my lower spine last year some time and have attended both chiropractor (which did not agree with me) and a physiotherapist which was wonderful. We were doing ultrasound treatment for the most part and my back was feeling really wonderful! Fast forward past Christmas break - 6wks off work (I am a school... (0 replies)
... Hi, new here & I'm literally at the point of begging for relief & answers. SUPER short history, I have severe chronic psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, chronic severe anemia & have had multiple surgeries got ovarian cysts on my right ovary over the years. I recently became active after a 4 year break from not being able to work out because of my arthritis. About 1 month ago I... (0 replies)

... und here and a build up of fluid sometimes around my knees and ankles after walking for any length of time. My lower back aches from nerve root compression from arthritis of my facet joints and I get numbness and weakness down my legs and front of thighs with parasthesia and stabbing dull aching pains. ... (2 replies)
... lately, I have had pain and swelling that comes and goes in my Big toe Joint and my right hand index finger. the pain in right toe is stiffness and random shooting pain, my ankle & knee feels stiff, but not as stiff. My index finger pain is also stiffness, no shooting pain, mild swelling. I am also slightly stiff in my wrist and elbow. my left big to joint hurts as well, but... (4 replies)
... S1, facet joint hypertrophy at the same location, and a slight narrowing of my spinal canal as well. My doctor says I have mild arthritis of the back, and I've started physical therapy, but I wanted the opinions of some people who have been in similar situations. Can anyone give me any advice? ... (1 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)
... 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)
... rays, one doc diagnosed me with scar tissue pulling on a nerve root. Now the spine clinic that he referred me to, said I have substantial arthritis in the facet joints at the injury location. ... (2 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)
... He told me he's tested patients for arthritis twice and it came back negative, and they continued to complain of pain, and the third time he tested, it came back positive. I don't know if I believe that. ... (7 replies)
... My doctor said I had stenosis and arthritis and to take pain killers, I do not like taking tablets and would prefer to find another way of dealing with this but at the moment its is really bad. ... (2 replies)
... hi k2626, eek, my symptoms? let's see if i can remember them all since this all started for me the first of July...started with numbness and tingling in fourth and fifth toes, fourth and fifth fingers, and tingling feeling in left leg, like a chill. next day it turned to pain, and the pain progressed from little areas to big ones. so, over the last few months i have had... (37 replies)
... :confused: n Hi, I'm rather new to this board. I had an MRI back in May. The first impression was mild degenerative disc disease wo central stenosis and may involve disc herination suggested at L4-5. There is fairly pronounced neural foraminal narrowing at L5-S1, however, left greater than right, on a degenerative basis. There is also a mild foraminal encroachment at... (11 replies)

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