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Back and hip pain
Jan 31, 2012
... First of all, when you hear a doctor say you have arthritis in your back, it does not necessarily present in the same way as arthritis in other joints in the body. ... (11 replies)
... nfortunately, sometimes we don't need an accident or fall, etc to spark off problems....they just happen. I don't think we know why some people go all their life and never have a problem and others have trouble. I believe some of it is genetic.. Does arthritis run in your family? ... (3 replies)
... I believe you are referring to arthrosis. This is a term that refers to the "wear and tear" that occurs to the moveable joints of the spine...similar to arthritis. It usually goes hand in hand with degenerative disc disease... ... (2 replies)

... What type of doctor are you seeing and that told you "nothing to worry about? ... (2 replies)
... of L3, L4, L5 with facet clean out as well. I had a great summer of biking and hiking, etc with minimal issues due to my spine. ... (5 replies)
... claudication, of course I thought of that too when I read the first post here. Schragie, I'm glad that you are able to stretch and not having pain bending backwards or forwards. However, keep an eye on that over time, as I did not have those pains at first either. ... (19 replies)
Mri Report
Nov 25, 2006
... this is going to affect your spine. I think you need to change some things in your life. If this is an issue that you can't do alone, get help, loose the weight, and the pain mgt. will get easier. Looking at surgery as the only option to rid yourself of pain is not always the right path. ... (11 replies)
... I think I am some better some days..................I did do a luncheon this week, and got my RED HAT SOCIETY BUNCH ready to go. AND worked on this JUNK SALE, so that is something. I still get into a lot of trouble with this slipped FACET, my, what a pain. ... (357 replies)
... The ESI are just a name for the shots. They do them anywhere. I had them in my shoulder. Facet Joint Injections are done in the facet joints. You would have to look at a pic of the spine to see the facets. They are the things that are like a zipper to the side of your discs. ... (9 replies)
... Sadly all arthritis has no real cure. ... (7 replies)
... in June, 2000. They removed the disk and used my hip bone to fill in the disk space. I, too, still have pain and weird sensations in my arms and hands. I was told I had arthritis of the facet joints in neck and that is what is causing my pain. ... (3 replies)
... I would suggest you make an appointment with a spine specialist. ... (5 replies)
... Welcome to the board. You are apparently having low back pain with some pain in the leg. Is that correct? ... (4 replies)
... Some people swear by an inversion table. In fact, when I first began to be bothered with sciatic pain, I took advice I had read online and bought one. It sat in the box in my front hall for about five years, unopened! ... (7 replies)
... Hi, Last week I was given an 2 MRI's due to my insistence after severe back pain for the past 2 years. The nurse called and told me my MRI showed degenerative changes and they would see if a neurosurgeon thought I should be seen. That is all they told me. ... (1 replies)
Lumbar MRI
Jul 31, 2014
... the spine, the thoracic area, is a result of osteoporosis. Due to the location of the rib cage in relation to the thoracic spine, doctors seldom treat thoracic spine issues aggressively. ... (4 replies)
... groin pain for a year. Trips to ER and many different doctors have not provided relief. I have had CT's, MRI's, xrays and ultrasounds. ... (2 replies)
... guage of the MRI report, there are standardized adjectives that are used to describe "how bad" a particular issue is. The words used are minimal, mild, moderate and severe. ... (2 replies)
... If I were in your position, I would make an appointment with a spine specialist from another practice. Obviously we are not doctors....just fellow sufferers who share information based on personal experience... ... (11 replies)
Mri ??
Nov 3, 2012
... Welcome to the board. If this were my MRI report, my doctor would tell me that there are some mild changes to the spine that come with age. ... (3 replies)

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