Facet injuries are a common cause of lower back pain
Individuals with facet injuries tend to have pain while transition from a sitting to standing position, or with hyperextension
- Facet joints in the lumbar spine help limit rotation side to side and bending side to side.
- Facet joints are commonly irritated chemically (injections or medications).
- Obese individuals often suffer from low back pain from standing in full extension.
- Individuals with pre-existing arthritic conditions will also be at a higher risk for this type of low back pain.
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