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 and not being in the shape we once were, CARESPACE in Kitchener Waterloo can help.
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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.
CARESPACE can 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Back pain is something that many people struggle with every day, but why does it occur in the first place? Common causes of back pain can include facet joint syndrome, herniated discs, lower back pain, lumbar radiculopathy, lumbar stenosis, osteoporosis, sciatica, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, trapezius strain, and upper back pain. It’s important to be aware of these potential sources of discomfort in order to reduce your risk for injury and make preventive lifestyle changes that will keep your back healthy and happy. Consultation with a qualified professional at CARESPACE can help determine the best solution to alleviate any discomfort experienced.
Get the lumbar facet joint arthrosis treatment that's right for you
Chiropractors are health care professionals focused on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, with an emphasis on treatment through joint manipulation, exercise and education. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.
Massage Therapists use a range of soft tissue and joint stimulation techniques. Massage stimulates blood flow, restores muscle elasticity, and relieves built-up tension to repair your body and allow a calmer outlook on life.
Physiotherapists work with you when you’ve experienced a work or sports injury, or are suffering from a chronic condition. You’ll improve strength, increase range of motion to restore your body’s functionality. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.
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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