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Lumbar Facet Joint Arthrosis Pain Relief

Lumbar facet joint arthrosis is a condition that involves degeneration of the facet joints in the lumbar spine, usually resulting in back pain. Whether it’s an injury from work, playing sports, keeping fit or just getting older, CARESPACE can help.

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The best treatment for lumbar facet joint arthrosis near you

CARESPACE is less than 10-minutes away

Good news – if you’re looking for lumbar facet joint arthrosis treatment near you and are in the Kitchener Waterloo area, there’s a CARESPACE multidisciplinary clinic less than 10-minutes away (book by selecting a discipline below). And even better, our evidence-based team is driven to get the results you want so you can be your best.

There are many causes of lumbar facet joint arthrosis

The exact cause of lumbar facet joint arthrosis is not known; however, it is believed to be due to age-related wear and tear of the cartilage that covers the edges of the bones in the joints. Other common causes include injury or stress on the ligaments and tendons supporting the spine, such as overexertion during strenuous physical activities. Treatment for this condition generally includes stretching exercises under chiropractic care and/or physiotherapy, manual therapy such as massage therapy, and proper rest.

Get the best treatment to help your lumbar facet joint arthrosis

We all know that health and wellness is important, but with so many competing priorities, it’s hard to stay on top of it. CARESPACE provides the best treatment options to help heal your lumbar facet joint arthrosis quickly. CARESPACE uses a result-oriented, natural approach to rehabilitation and wellness with your choice of Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy. CARESPACE practitioners work together to understand both your primary concerns and long-term health goals. Multidisciplinary evidence-based plans are designed to address the root causes and are developed to provide fast and long-lasting relief to ensure you can start living your healthier life today.

What is lumbar facet joint arthrosis?

Lumbar facet joint arthrosis, or degenerative joint disease, is a common condition that affects the small joints in the lower spine. It occurs when these facet joints, which provide both movement and stability to the back are damaged due to wear and tear, injury or age-related changes such as arthritis.

What are the symptoms of lumbar facet joint arthrosis?

Symptoms of lumbar facet joint arthrosis include lower back pain when engaging in activities such as standing, walking, and climbing stairs. The pain can range from mild to severe and may worsen over time if left untreated. It is often accompanied by stiffness of the muscles, a reduced range of motion in the lumbar spine, as well as tingling, numbness or weakness in one’s lower extremities. Other symptoms may include difficulty bending forward or sideways, as well as sciatica-like sensations radiating down one or both legs. In some cases, anterior thigh pain and cramping can also occur. Seeing a doctor for an accurate diagnosis is essential for proper management of the condition before it progresses further.

What are the treatments for lumbar facet joint arthrosis?

Treatment for lumbar facet joint arthrosis typically involves chiropractic methods, physiotherapy, and massage therapy. Chiropractors can use specific techniques to address the spine’s alignment and ensure that surrounding soft tissues are in proper order. Physiotherapy is also often used as a means of providing relief from this condition, through core strengthening exercises and trigger points that affect the lower back muscles. Lastly, massage therapy has been known to provide relief through improved circulation in the affected areas, while strengthening underlying muscles to reduce tension on the joints. All these treatments aim to provide pain relief and improve mobility in those suffering from lumbar facet joint arthrosis.

Get the lumbar facet joint arthrosis treatment that's right for you

Choose Your Chiropractor

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Chiropractors use gentle manipulation techniques to realign the spine and relieve pressure caused by lumbar facet joint arthrosis. They may also recommend exercises or lifestyle changes to support long-term spinal health.

Choose Your RMT

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Massage therapy can be a helpful tool in managing lumbar facet joint arthrosis. It can help to reduce muscle tension, increase blood flow, and improve flexibility around the affected joints. By targeting specific areas of the body with massage techniques, they can help relieve pain and stiffness associated with this condition.

Choose Your Physiotherapist

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Physiotherapy helps alleviate the discomfort associated with lumbar facet joint arthrosis. This condition, which affects the joints in the spine, can cause pain and stiffness, making everyday tasks more difficult. A physiotherapist can work with you to develop a customized treatment plan that incorporates exercises to improve flexibility, strength, and range of motion.

Not sure which discipline to select?

Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy can all be effective for lumbar facet joint arthrosis. Choose any one of the above. Once the initial assessment has been completed, you will be directed to the discipline and practitioner who will be able to deliver the best results.

Still not sure? Simply give us a call at (519) 208-2273 and we will help find the right therapy for your needs.

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