Radiofrequency facet joint denervation is a minimally invasive procedure for central neck or back pain stemming from the facet joints, explains Oregon Health & Science University. While joint damage commonly arises from ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some possible side effects of facet joint injection are discomfort at the site of the injection or a short-lived increase in the pain symptoms being treated, according to Spine-health. Mild Infections at the injection si... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Facet joints safely guide and control the movement of spinal bones. They provide stability to the spinal column whilst allowing movement. They are hinge-like, connect vertebrae and are found at the back of the spine. More » Science Human Anatomy Bones
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