Thin Crust Posted July 6, 2015 Report Share Posted July 6, 2015 Nice lifts! I finally saw a specialist about my back... turns out I have something called facet joint arthritis, otherwise known as facet syndrome. No bueno. My discs are fine but the joints in my lower back are inflamed. It explains a LOT about so many things, and I'm really happy we figured it out. Currently taking some very strong anti-inflammatories, after which I'll be on slightly weaker (but still prescription) stuff to get the inflammation under control, and then it's back to physical therapy. Definitely disruptive to my workouts too, but I'd rather heal up than be at 80% capacity for years. If you are worried about price at all, prescription strength anti-inflammatories AKA Celebrex, is just standard ibuprofen but a higher dose (800mg) In other words, if you buy a $2.50 bottle of generic ibuprofen and take 4 200mg tablets, you are taking the same as 1 prescription Celebrex. Just in case you needed it...... I'm also excited for basketball tonight. With my luck I'm going to jam another finger. Tomorrow, I'm going to see a doctor about my jammed thumb that I injured 3 months ago but is still swelled and hurts. Well, that and also for a fungus on my hand been there for 1.5 years, a heel pain that has been there for 1.3 years, my back that has been hurting for 2 months, and an odd fatigue with my legs. I have also been taking a picture of myself every 2 weeks for the last few months. I wonder if I should show the progress here. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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