... I have had the same symptoms as you mentioned, plus a few more. My degenerative disc disease is aggressive and is the cause of my symptoms. The rf ablation to my lower back and neck have been very helpful. ... (3 replies)
... I cannot stand or sit or walk for few minutes at a time, the pain get so bad that I have to sit and keep rubbing my lower back until it eases. ... (3 replies)
... Usually there are other issues that go along with facet arthritis, such as stenosis or a herniated disc, etc. With severe facet joint disease the joint itself enlarges. This may put pressure on an adjoining nerve.
Sometimes a nerve ablation will provide some relief for a short period of time...it varies from person to person.
It is worth trying as the other option is... (3 replies)
... Thanks very much Teteri66 for the info. My MRI doesnt show stenosis, but shows a mild disc tear. I have been to many surgeons...all say I dont need an op.
Wanted to know if you also have the same symptoms as mine and if you had the rhizotomy/ Radio frequency ablation done? My main problem is i cannot stand for long or sit.
Many thanks (3 replies)
... 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 thought I pulled a muscle in my lower back but the pain never went away. ... (0 replies)
... Hello everyone. Back in April I began having issues with my cervical spine. Limited range of motion, dizziness, pressure, headaches, blurred vision, stiffness. ... (0 replies)
... I am seeking information. I was recently dx with Reactive Arthritis in my left foot. The pain came on suddenly following an evil bout of food poisoning. ... (0 replies)
... Interesting comments. My first right side MRI included a back study. ... (13 replies)
... in my knee and also injections of growth factors in my neck and lower back. They have worked. ... (0 replies)
... I'm unfamiliar with the kind of therapy you mentioned. I have a lot of pain in my lower back and neck. Celebrex has helped me with both pain and allowed me greater flexibility and movement. I can't take pain killers like Tramadol. ... (1 replies)
... I am a 58 year old male. I was told 9 years ago that the pain in my lower back was caused by arthritis. I was prescribed Tramadol. I am now taking 2 every 4 hours. ... (1 replies)
I've been taking Meloxicam 7.5 mg. for the past six months, first starting one tab per day and now I'm on two - three tabs per day.
My lower back pain/arthritis around waist-line getting stiff and often pain because weather getting chilly as days go by. Then, I increased to three(3) tabs per day from this Monday. However, it's still not really helping as feeling... (1 replies)
... I had an exact issue, .... lower back pain and an Xray confirmed this, .... ... (3 replies)
... ray the other day for lower back pain and the Dr. says it's arthritis. I'm a 47 yr old female. Before she decides on a course of action she is recommending an MRI. ... (3 replies)
... Sounds like anklyosing spondylitis. Arthritis in the spine. it effects the lower back and neck. ... (3 replies)
My Chiropractor told me that I have 'arthritis' on the lower-back and around the neck area after seeing Xray three months ago. For that, I've been taking Chiropractor twice a week as seeing some help, but I still sufferring from occasional pain, particularly lower-back area. :(
Before Chiropractor, I was on med. rx'ed by Neurologist, however I've been cutting down... (3 replies)
... he told my mom she had severe arthritis in her lower back. ... (4 replies)
... arthritis in lower back how do you get it (1 replies)
... I feel for you, the worst for me is the am when i get up! It never makes sense to me. I am hopeing the pt can help and has experience with what going on with me!
Take care, monkey (18 replies)
... what can arthritis do to your spine and lower back, mine is stiff and hurts all the time and other joints too (18 replies)