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I have severe degeneration in two lumbar facet joints. would a lumbar support belt help?
Hello @finlayryan, Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. I think you are asking the right question but I'm not sure any member will be able to answer it. Here's some information I found that may explain it a little better. When to Consider a Back Brace: https://www.spine-health.com/treatment/alternative-care/when-consider-back-brace
There is also another discussion on Connect you may be interested in reading.
Facet Joint Injections – Anyone had success?: https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/facet-joint-injections-anyone-had-success/
Have you asked your doctor about alternative treatment options?
Hello @finlayryan. First of all, welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. I am happy you are here. I’d like to introduce you to a few other Connect members who talk about lumbar degeneration in the Spine Health and in Bones, Joints and Muscles groups. Please meet @mamacita @irene5 @donfeld @rwinney @jmanj
I added your discussion to the Spine Health group (https://connect.mayoclinic.org/group/spine-health/) to help engage people who may have similar experiences to share.
Welcome to the community! How long have you been experiencing the degeneration of two lumbar facet joints?
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