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Lumbar facet syndrome

Lumbar facet syndrome is a term to describe low back pain and this comes from the back (posterior elements) of the low back. Facet joints are at the back of each vertebra and allow for spinal movements.


Low back pain is a common symptom in lumbar facet syndrome. Depending on the severity, pain may be exacerbated by bending backwards (extending) or twisting from side to side. Symptoms can be variable.


The treatment of lumbar facet syndrome is based on many factors such as the nature, cause, and severity of symptoms. Chiropractic and physiotherapy treatment is useful for this condition.

Causes of low back pain

The following conditions are common causes of low back pain.