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Joint

Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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Age, a prior history of low back pain, abnormal gait, absence of leg pain, muscle spasms, and aggravation of pain on valsalva may indicate pain with its origin in the facet joint.
5/6] facet joint was fixated by inserting a single 10mm titanium endosteally-anchored mini-screw (tomas[R]-pin; Dentaurum, Germany) through the articular pillars of the [L.
After reduction bone chips were placed on facet joints for fusion.
Results: A total of 612 angles including 318 facet joint angles from 53 patients with spondylolysis and 294 facet joint angles from 49 control subjects were measured.
The case series comprised 19 male patients ranging in age from 31 to 71 years presenting with facet joint syndrome and treated with autologous ADRCs prepared at point of care through InGeneron's proprietary technology.
Previous reports, which utilized bipolar RFTC for synovial joints such as the sacroiliac joint and the thoracic facet joint, provide evidence that this technique is a more effective mode of treatment.
Presence and extent of severe facet joint osteoarthritis are associated with back pain in older adults.
1,5) Although cervical facet joint infection is the least common site for pyogenic infection in the axial skeleton, several studies have helped elucidate a typical presentation.
12) Previous literature has described three types of synovial folds that include type I, which are adipose tissue and crescent shaped, type II which are elliptical shaped and project into the facet joint and type III which are made of fibrous tissue and are ragged shaped.
A Facet joint syndrome (FJS) is inflammation of the facet joints.
The transverse ligament and the atlantoaxial facet joint capsule prevent anterior dislocation.
Once all the screws are placed in position we open the facet joint, thoroughly decorticate the articulate surfaces and pack small pieces of bone chips retrieved from the excised spinous process.