Category: Back Pain

Lumbar radiculopathy

The vertebrae, which protect the spinal cord and spinal nerves, through daily activities experience normal wear-and-tear. Sometimes this causes slight impingement of nerves, in turn causing spinal nerve inflammation and shooting pain down to the feet. Radiating back pain Back pain that shoots down the leg into some (not all) toes can be due to lumbar…

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Lumbar facet arthropathy

Axial low back pain is often due to arthritic pain of spine facet joints, which sustain wear-and-tear from daily activities. The joints can hurt and cause pain across the low back. Ablating the small “medial branch nerve endings” to the facets can help kick-start recovery. Axial low back pain Axial low back pain — involving only the back…

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