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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 »

Therapy and surgery are two effective options for treatment of facet joint arthrosis, or osteoarthritis, according to Spine-health. The conservative approach focuses on pain relief through a series of progressively more ... More »

The treatment for degenerative facet arthropathy depends on the severity, but initially a doctor may prescribe rest and over-the-counter medications, according to About.com. Other treatments include steroid injections an... More »

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Facet joint arthrosis, also known as facet joint osteoarthritis, is an age-related degenerative condition that causes the cartilage of the facet joints between the spine's vertebrae to deteriorate, as stated by the Laser... More »

A facet injection is an injection used to relieve swelling and inflammation of the facet joints, according to OhioHealth MedCentral Hospitals. Facet joints are the joints located between the vertebrae, the small bones in... More »

Facet syndrome occurs when inflammation in the soft tissues of the facet joints between the vertebrae cause pain, reports the Virginia Spine Institute. Generally, stiffness and soreness accompany facet joint pain, and sy... More »

Facet joint syndrome is treated with steroid injections into the facet joints, physical therapy, the use of braces and anti-inflammatory drugs, according to Cedars-Sinai. More severe cases of facet joint syndrome may req... More »