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... I read up on facet joint problems and health sites recommend injections. God help the next doc who wants to inject something in my back. ... (19 replies)
... I found it interesting that some of you have pain upon extension which from what I've been told is an indication of facet problems...also the lovely limp from the pain in your hip...I can totally relate! ... (19 replies)
... my wish to buy a package of facet joints at the hardware store was more like a premonition! ... (19 replies)

... If you truly have arthritis of the facet joints, it makes sense that you have pain that increases as you move around during the day. ... (19 replies)
... That is great news that nothing happened from what I understand. My doctor said that simple test depicts facet joint problems. Before my latest surgery, I could not do that without coming close to blacking out. ... (19 replies)
... Hi! I have facet joint degeneration due to arthritis. I had an injection into the facet joint and developed increased pain that did not go away. It was awful! ... (19 replies)
... I do have pain in my right leg from the facet arthritis. I have developed a limp on the right side, prior to surgery, and still maintain it after surgery. ... (19 replies)
... Schragie - I've been reading some of your posts. So sorry you're having such a rough go. That's about all I can say about that. :( I'm a thoracic person - so take what I say after this for what it's worth - I had a facet injection this summer and it did bring relief for about 2-3 days and then it wore right off. My PM and NS believed it was diagnostically relevant at... (19 replies)
... Thank you Ladies! I read through your claudication post Bay/Pep and it was helpful. I still haven't talked to my surgeon about my CT results because he hasn't returned my call yet. Weirdly he did not want to schedule another appt with me and instead said we should talk on the phone. My pain doc said I should see someone else for meds if I want opiates because he doesn't... (19 replies)
... Hi, it's Baybreeze chiming in LOL. Pep, thanks for directing Shragie to my thread about stenosis/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. From the start of... (19 replies)
... Do you have pain in your legs from the facet arthritis? ... (19 replies)
My MRI ... eek!
Feb 16, 2018
... L1 secondary to broad disc osteophyte complex and facet osteoarthritis. The neural foramen are patent. ... (12 replies)
... L5 there is a moderate bilateral facet joint osteoarthritis with subchondral sclerosis and trace joint effusions. ... (0 replies)
... anteriorly projecting facet spur. There is a mild compression of the right L4 foraminal root segment. ... (4 replies)
... >>>>>>>>> Hi and welcome to the board. Other than the rheumy have you seen a spine specialist at all? If not, that is what you need to do ASAP. Personally, I prefer an orthopedic spine specialist but if you can't find one, there are also many good neurosurgeon who specialize in the spine. I am not the best at interpreting MRI results, but at L1-2 you have foraminal... (5 replies)
... there is a broad based difuse disc bulge asymetric to the right associated with moderate bilateral facet osteoarthritis with mild indentation of the thecal sac, however there is no central stenosis. There is mild left and moderate right neural foraminal stenosis. ... (5 replies)
... Jen i reread some of your posts to see what you have went through, a refresher that is, did this pain ever go into your foot also? Melissa (19 replies)
... Schragie, pets are one the best medicines there ever could be! They cant help your physical pain but they sure do help emotionally! I also know how you feel about not wanting to feel like you're disabled, I get the same feelings. Don't know why, but I just would not use a cane or walker before surgery & god knows I should have. ANd it does get very humiliating when In pain... (19 replies)
... Schragie - Sounds like you're at least moving forward with getting some help on the medical front and it sounds like you're a champ in your home/professional life! Wow! I hope this PM is a winner. The injections can make a real difference, so hopefully they'll do the trick for you. I've tried to take each suggestion and recommendation with a fresh perspective. So,... (19 replies)
... I just have to say this to all of you: your bravery in the face of all this pain and misery is just mind-boggling. I could no more go to work every day with the pain I was in prior to this last surgery, than I can fly! Kudos to both of you! I am going to go read that thread that Pepper and Baybreeze talk about. Tho I doubt it pertains to me, I suspect that there's a lot of... (19 replies)

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