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https://www.webmd.com/osteoarthritis/spinal-osteoarthritis-degenerative-arthritis-of-the-spine

Sep 10, 2019 ... Osteoarthritis is also known as degenerative joint disease. It is a condition in which the protective cartilage that cushions the tops of bones ...

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

Osteoarthritis in the spine most commonly occurs in the neck and lower back. With age, the soft disks that act as cushions between the spine's vertebrae dry out  ...

https://www.spine-health.com/glossary/degenerative-arthritis

In the spine, facet joint osteoarthritis, sometimes called degenerative arthritis or spinal arthritis, causes a breakdown of cartilage between the facet joints in the ...

https://redefinehealthcare.com/thoracic-degenerative-joint-disease/

The vertebrae of each section of the spine are slightly different and specific to the function of that area. Spinal and Facet Joints. All thoracic vertebral levels consist  ...

https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/spinal-arthritis

Osteoarthritis of the spine usually affects the facet joints between the vertebrae. It is also known as facet joint arthritis, facet joint syndrome and facet disease. In ...

https://www.healthline.com/health/osteoarthritis-spine

Nov 28, 2016 ... Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease. It's caused by the deterioration of cartilage. This is the smooth, elastic tissue that protects joints.

https://www.uclahealth.org/spinecenter/thoracic-disc-degeneration

Thoracic disc degeneration can be a cause of upper or mid back pain. If the disc is severely degenerated, bone spurs can form and limit the mobility of the ...

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/319323

Sep 9, 2017 ... Fast facts on lumbar arthritis: Lumbar arthritis involves the facet joints and disc spaces in the back part of the spine. Over-the-counter (OTC) ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3606549/

Commonly thought of as a disease of the peripheral joints (i.e., hips, knees, and hands), spine OA is often ignored in discussions of the prevalence and effect of ...

https://www.lancasterortho.com/conditions/neck-spine/thoracic-degenerative-joint-disease.html

The Lancaster Orthopedic Group spine specialists offer a wide range of ... and damage from arthritic changes, general wear and tear of the joints over time, ...