https://www.panoramaortho.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Dr._Knight_Lumbar_Facet_Hypertrophy.pdf

Lumbar Facet Hypertrophy. Degeneration and enlargement of facet joints. Each vertebra has two facet joints, one on each side. They are like the “knuckles” ...

https://www.spine-health.com/glossary/hypertrophic-facet-disease

Facet hypertrophy is the term used to describe a degeneration and enlargement of the facet joints the which are a pair of small joints at each level along the back  ...

https://www.verywellhealth.com/what-is-facet-joint-hypertrophy-296353

May 4, 2019 ... Facet joints are prone to wear and tear which may lead to hypertrophy and spinal arthritis. Learn about risks, treatments and the anatomy of the ...

https://www.brainspinesurgery.com/facet-disease/

Facet joint disease, which is also known as facet syndrome, spinal osteoarthritis, facet hypertrophy or facet arthritis, is a spinal condition occurs when the facet ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6024170/

Jun 15, 2018 ... The spinal canal can be narrowed by characteristic changes in the facet joints such as hypertrophy of articular processes, synovial cysts, ...

https://livehealthy.chron.com/hypertrophic-arthritic-changes-within-lumbar-spine-1051.html

Hypertrophic change in muscles is a positive adaptation to athletic training. Hypertrophic arthritic changes in the lumbar spine are also adaptive, but are not ...

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/osteoarthritis/expert-answers/arthritis/faq-20058457

Degenerative changes in the spine visible on X-ray indicate osteoarthritis of the ... Osteoarthritis in the spine most commonly occurs in the neck and lower back.

https://www.depuysynthes.com/patients/aabp/understandingconditions/facetjointsyndrome

Nerves exit your spinal cord through these joints on their way to other parts of your body. Healthy facet joints have cartilage, which allows your vertebrae to move ...

https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Patients/Health-Conditions/Facet-Joint-Syndrome.aspx

The nerve roots pass through these joints to go from the spinal cord to the arms, legs and other parts of the body. ... This condition is called facet hypertrophy.

https://www.healthline.com/health/facet-arthropathy

Those with facet arthropathy often experience lower back pain that worsens with twisting, standing, or bending backward.