Review Concludes Facet Joint Osteoarthritis Likely Caused by Whole-Joint Failure

Review Concludes Facet Joint Osteoarthritis Likely Caused by Whole-Joint Failure

A 2012 review 1 concerning facet joint osteoarthritis (FJ OA) explicates the current understanding of the ailment and concurs with the widely-held view that OA represents a failure of the entire facet joint, rather than only the facet joint cartilage.   About Osteoarthritis (OA) Spinal OA occurs in the facet or zygapophyseal joints—paired joints at […]

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