... 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?
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... I'm under a pain management Doctor for 3 years. I have severe arthritis in my hip and avascular necrosis. I'm taking 6 hydrocodone, 3 baclofen and meloxicam. Still in pain. ... (0 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. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Everyone
Wanted to know if anyone has has got severe facet arthritis in your lumbar spine and if you has the rhizotomy/ Radio frequency ablation to treat it?
My symptoms are - 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.
I also have instability in my SI joint.
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... moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, plaque psoriasis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis. It is not prescribed for osteoarthritis. ... (1 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. Despite the fact that my pain management doctor does the rf ablation without iv medication, the painful procedure is very helpful. I should say that if you opt to have rf... (4 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.
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... I want to say I am so sorry that you are going through all of this. I havent been through the exact thing you have, but I have been in severe pain for almost 8 years with no treatment. Doc says I am too young to hurt like I say. stop smoking, get exercise and physical therapy was my answer. ... (2 replies)
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... I have all of those things and more. I also am in severe pain everyday and on painkillers all day. The pain wakes me up in the middle of the night like clock work at 4am. ... (4 replies)
... Just where is your pain, front of hip, back, side?
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... Been having severe pain in my left hip. The only time it feels good is when I'm moving. ... (4 replies)
... I also had severe DDD at your age and at age 55, underwent 2 major neck surgeries to fix it. ... (4 replies)
... Hi I'm wondering if anyone is in the same position as me. I have severe disc degenerative disease with slight spondylolesthesis and severe spinal stenosis. I have pain every day, some days the pain unbearable and take painkillers everyday. ... (4 replies)