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... I had epidurals and nerve blocks in my neck prior to my ACDF. Currently I have been having the facet injections in my lumbar area...without a great deal of success...they only last for 10 days or so. The neck injections weren't that bad...had sedation for 2 epidurals.... ... (6 replies)
... about 3 weeks ago. I had previously had severl epidurals..which didn't really help. The facet injections weren't too bad...the Dr. numbed the area and then did the injections. The numbing med. ... (30 replies)
... The ESI are just a name for the shots. They do them anywhere. I had them in my shoulder. Facet Joint Injections are done in the facet joints. You would have to look at a pic of the spine to see the facets. They are the things that are like a zipper to the side of your discs. ... (9 replies)

... Dear Eric, Hi! I have had facet injections and lumbar rhizotomy several times. ... (3 replies)
... nd time, caused a lot of pain DURING, but only bothered me slightly when I left the place. Didn't help with pain. Ended up getting Radiofrequency injections that DID WORK for me. ... (6 replies)
... d suggest getting a 2nd opinion from a different neuro. I did after 6 months of therapy, injections, and pain management docs etc. This is what everybody advises when it comes to your back. Always get a 2nd opinion, especially if the first one doesn't know where it is coming from. ... (30 replies)
... hrs. for my appts.!! When I was at the Mayo for my visit the Dr. was so nice. The first time I saw him in Dec. I was a little leary..not sure of his manner.. ... (30 replies)
... I had the facet injection in hopes that it is the cause of my lower back and leg pain. I've been in pain since I fell over 4 yrs. ago... ... (30 replies)
... My problems go back years and years but I had surgery on a herniation 6 years ago, tried going back to work, I could not stand for half hour without pain. ... (23 replies)
Facet injections
May 27, 2009
... I too have regular facet injections and now RFD. To be honest they helped most when I first started having them but less so with time and repeat injections. The RFD helps somewhat more. They often do RFD if the facet joint is shown to work. ... (9 replies)
... Does the RFA hurt. I'm really a chicken and did not enjoy the injections. But I do know that they did relieve the pain so it's worth a little bit of pain to have next to none. ... (8 replies)
... in of nonstop pain. It is too bad you have to go from one doctor to another with the same problem, they can sometimes make you feel like you are a hypochondriac, when they find the cause. What bugs me about mine is it has been bad for over 2 months, now it has decided to settle down, right before i get the injection. ... (30 replies)
... have had to go through all of that stuff too. It is such a pain when things are not clear...one dr. ... (30 replies)
... Sage, I went to mayo in Minnesota. I didn't realize when I was referred there that I would be seeing the one doctor I saw years before that I didn't care for. ... (30 replies)
... Yes, the SI area is one of the major sources of my pain. Glad to hear that your doc is experienced and uses the X-ray machine during the procedure. I wouldn't want anyone sticking needles near my spine area unless they could see exactly where to place them! I also think it prudent to start slow and see how that one injection goes first. I hope this works for you Kasey! Let... (30 replies)
... Ballady, I just went to the pain doc to be checked. She is well known here for her injections and she does sedate and numb you, and use an xray machine, or i would not have it done. ... (30 replies)
... times I did experience pain relief. The last time he must have hit a nerve as they said I woke during the procedure screaming so that they had to further sedate. When it was over I was in excrutiating pain and couldn't walk and the severe pain continued for a week or so and then slightly tapered off, but not completely. ... (30 replies)
... Dear Kasey, I was sore for about 2 days after the facet injections, and by about the third or fourth day I felt pain relief. You are right about the injections helping to diagnose the problem. ... (30 replies)
... ray and mri. He agreed with my PT, and not the pain doc...except he said he wants to try chiro treatment before any injections. Then, I will not go back to the quack, but meet the pain doc in his practice. ... (11 replies)
... This gives me plenty of time to do research. I went about my back problem and my husband's neck problem like taking on a research project. ... (9 replies)




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