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A multidisciplinary group of doctors and researchers has released new guidelines on how to treat cervical spine facet joint pain. Below is a summary of their combined recommendations. The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine and the American Academy of Pain Medicine formed a group of scientists, researchers, and doctors called the Cervical […]

Facet Joint Pain

February 22nd, 2021 by Lauren

What Is Facet Joint Pain? Facet Joint Pain is a term that describes the part of the spine that is causing the pain. Each bone of the spine (vertebra) is a complex structure that includes a cylindrical-type ‘body’ and facets, which stick out like fingers from the ‘body’. The facets from neighboring vertabrae work together […]

Understanding Facet Joint Injections

September 20th, 2017 by Lauren

Facet joint injections are a treatment option for back pain but may also be used by a doctor to help diagnose the source of back pain. Injections can be done in a doctor’s office, surgery center or as an outpatient procedure in a hospital. To better understand facet injections we should first understand where the […]

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