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... Cervical facet Rhizotomy: Having one done next week...I am sure there must be many people that have had this procedure? Please any feedback? Thanks guys, just want to know if it WORKS...... 3/4 and 5/6. (4 replies)
... Hello All, I had a facet rhizotomy at cervical 3/4 yesterday and have a question I hope someone can answer. I am sore and all that, which is normal, but the back of my head is totally numb, the same type of numbness you have from the dentist. After the procedure yesterday my left ear was also totally numb but that wore off in a few hours. Is this normal? It sure feels... (4 replies)
... I believe what you are experiencing is normal. The Rhizotomy does sever a nerve so what you are feeling could be a result of that or of the lidocaine they use to numb you up for the actual rhizotomy. ... (4 replies)

... k about. I'm not big on additional,pain but totally understand the need to be ale to communicate with the doctor. I remember the first epidural I received in the cervical area when they put the dye in to make sure they were in the right spot. The pain was far worse than childbirth. Thankfully it only lasted a short period of time. ... (5 replies)
... I had a Radio Frequency Ablation. Lumbar. Helped somewhat for 2 yrs. Different proceedure probably. The nerve area felt extremely sunburned the next day. (4 replies)
... Ive had 2 of them done in my DRs office ( hes also an anestialogist) ..excuse the spelling .... and in one big room in his office is alot of monitors, looks like and exray thong that he puts on one side of your neck, and then on the screens, he and his team can see where the needle is going in ( if you look to the dide , u can too...I didnt mean to , but did)..... ... (4 replies)
... t and without that relief, I would not have survived this situation, no matter the pain killers. The technical name for the procedure is a radio frequency lumbar facet rhizotomy. I have also had outpatient nerve blocks administered to my cervical spine, epidurals etc, which help. ... (4 replies)
... I was expecting to go in for more facet injections, trigger points, and an occipital block and if they were successful, I was thinking rhizotomy. ... (13 replies)
... Remark that there is cervical spondylosis. Reffered to local osteo clinic and got PT, 40 Vicodin and 40 Skelaxin. No relief of the neck pain. ... (11 replies)
... head pain and TMJ. I have gone thru a cervical fusion, nerve block, facet blocks, rhizotomy, name it I've probably I had it done. ... (0 replies)
Jun 26, 2005
... t remember a thing. Bad part is it did nothing for my cervical herniation at all. I have my latest mri and the pain to prove it. ... (4 replies)
... to me and eventually hurt me with all his needle procedures and blocks. When he started talking about the rhizotomy where they burn your spinal nerves and did a facet block without sedation, I high tailed it to my NS, who said under no circumstances was I to let that man touch my spine. ... (4 replies)

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