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Facet joint osteoarthritis as a component of non-specific low back pain

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Back pain is a significant sociomedical problem due to its high prevalence and negative impact on quality of life. According to the latest data, the pain persists in a considerable number of patients for a year or even several years after its onset, which necessitates the search for a cause of the pain syndrome. The facet syndrome induces pain in 15–66% of cases and is most often due to facet joint osteoarthritis. A comprehensive clinical and diagnostic examination helps one to identify facet joint injury; and targeted pathogenetic and multimodal therapy, including non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, provides complete pain relief in most cases and slows the progression of the disease.

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O. S. Davydov
Research Institute of General Pathology and Pathophysiology
Russian Federation
8, Baltiyskaya St., Moscow 125315


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Davydov O.S. Facet joint osteoarthritis as a component of non-specific low back pain. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2019;11(2S):76-82. (In Russ.) https://doi.org/10.14412/2074-2711-2019-2S-76-82

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