Osteoarthritis of the spine is a degenerative condition that causes pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility in the back and neck.
Rheumatoid arthritis of the spine can cause neck pain and back pain. Joint deterioration from arthritis can lead to compression of the spinal cord and/or the spinal nerve roots, causing additional symptoms.
Surgery for lumbar facet joint disorders is considered when conservative treatments fail to relieve chronic back pain.
Facet joint disorders are diagnosed through physical exams, imaging, and pain injections, often causing back pain and limited mobility.
Spinal arthritis symptoms include pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility in the back and neck, potentially leading to nerve compression.
Treatment for bone spurs involves medications, physical therapy, injections, or, in severe cases, surgical removal.
Treatment options for facet joint disorders include medications, physical therapy, injections, and in some cases, minimally invasive procedures or surgery.