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X-ray shows medial compartment degenerative change and spondylosis. Meaning?

Hi my name is Ivelin. I had x-ray to both knees and patellae lumbar spine , the results are for my knees: minimal medial compartment degenerative change and for my lumbar spine is: minimal spondylosis . My question is what s that mean and is it ok to continue to lift heavy louds, because my job is to lift boxes and build a pallet with them, I feel pain when I m doing that. Thank you for your attention!
Asked On : Fri, 1 Feb 2013
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Hi welcome to HCM
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Both report shows degenerative changes or ageing
There are four independent joints in the each knee. Each of these joints can undergo degenerative changes that progress to osteoarthritis
Spondylosis refers to degenerative changes in the spine
Spondylosis means stiffening or fixation of the bony blocks of the spine (vertebrae) as the result of a disease process.
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Answered: Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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