... Hello, this is my first post on this site... I have been told I have arthritis... I have had an MRI of my spine 2 years ago which showed arthritis in my spine...after seeing a neurologist, a rheumatologist and family doctor I am back to the neuro... he so far has sent me for an MRI of my skull.. ... (0 replies)
... Im a 33 year old pretty active healthy mother of two. About five years ago I started getting numb hands, neck pain and lower back pain after my son was born. ... (0 replies)
... ile since I posted. In short, the conundrum continues. Things are better but not great. Since last spring, I've had four cortisone shots, one in both hips, the lower back and the right knee. Yes, add the knee to my ailments. None of the shots did much except perhaps the one on the knee. ... (14 replies)
... Hi Teg01
Thanks very much for letting me know. I hope you are feeling better.
How much of improvement did you have after the Rhizotomy? How much longer can you stand and sit?
How often do you have the rhizotomy?
Thanks very much (4 replies)
... I am a 47yo female and have had back pain for the last 10 years. I always thought it was due to the work I did in my 20's and possibly the fact that I gave birth to 7 children. ... (0 replies)
... 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. ... (4 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. ... (4 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... (4 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)
... I have arthritus in my back from top to bottom. Had C5 and 6 fused together a few years ago along with spurs removed. ... (10 replies)