What is facet hypertrophy?

Background/Anatomy The spine has 23 total pairs (46) of facet joints located at the back or rear portion of the spinal column. These are special gliding joints that are made (MORE)

Uncovertebral joint spurring?

Uncovertebral joint spurring occurs from the body's response fordiminishing spinal stability. Conditions that cause this includesosteoarthritis and disc degeneration.
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What is uncovertebral spurring?

Uncovertebral spurring is also known as uncovertebral jointosteophytes or bone spurring. This happens when vertebral bodiesfrom the third to the seventh part of the cervical v (MORE)

What is facet hypertrophy and uncovertebral hypertrophy?

Facet hypertrophy is when the spine's facet joints enlarge anddegenerate causing stiffness, discomfort, pain, mobility issues, orhunched back. Unconvertebral hypertrophy is wh (MORE)
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What is degenerative facet hypertrophy?

Degenerative facet hypertrophy is an injury to the spine. It can beattributed to arthritis of the spine or an accident.