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Facet Hypertrophy Surgery???Low back/butt/leg numbness weakness and pain

Has anyone had surgery or been diagnosed and treated for this? Was this ever the main root of your pain? If so what did you do for it surgery, or injections. I've posted this before but maybe its not detected or as common as a source of back/butt/leg numbness weakness and pain. Anyone????
This can't be happening


  • I have hypertrophic facets, which is essentially when your bones get larger in an attempt to actually stabilize the spine. I have not had to have any treatment for them, but I have heard they can compress your spine and may require surgery.
  • edited 01/03/2016 - 8:36 PM
    It was explained to me that the ligaments become enlarged and put pressure on the nerves. i am glad you did not have to have surgery yet do you find it to contribute to your pain?
    This can't be happening
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