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... I can't really comment on the nerve block, never had one done but in looking around the Nuerotomy is often called a Facet Nuerotomy which causes an interruption of the nerve supply to a facet joint and is done with a radio-frequency probe. The purpose is to cause a lesion in hopes of stopping the pain but it can in fact increase some levels of pain in some people. It has... (3 replies)
... Nerve blocks come in many different fasions. There are, Trigger point injection, Epidural steroid injection, Facet joint injection, Stellate ganglion block, Lumbar sympathetic block, Intercostal nerve block. ... (4 replies)
C5 Nerve Block
Jun 1, 2005
... Hi Nelson, a facet injection is more of a local ensthetc that covers the netire facet jint. A nerve block will ause numbneness along the ntire path of that specic nerve dermatome. ... (3 replies)

C5 Nerve Block
May 31, 2005
... I was wondering if someone can tell me if there is a difference between a C5 nerve block and facet injections. I had cervical facet injections of I believe anaesthetic and steroids a couple of years ago. My new Doctor wants me to have a C5 nerve block. ... (3 replies)
... You mentioned pain lasted a long time after Facet Nerve Blocks. ... (13 replies)
... I am scheduled for my first facet nerve block on Fri. I want to know how long that awfull pain from your first test lasted? ... (13 replies)
... I am scheduled for my first facet nerve block this Fri. My Dr. never told me about the horrible side effects I am reading about. I am scared out of my whits. ... (13 replies)
... for disc bulge with some nerve pain. I also have migranes and pain under the occipital area. ... (0 replies)
... Greetings everyone just an update on my pain, interviews and the ongoining saga of my life. I haven't heard anything yet on the two jobs that I interviewed for yet but received three rejection emails today for other positions I have applied for. The migraine continues and I cancelled my p,ans for today to opt for spending the day in a cool dark room. I see my therapist... (36 replies)
... Has anyone had a Radio Frequency Block where they burn your facet nerves? ... (11 replies)
Nerve block??
Feb 16, 2011
... all of my own symp blocks have ALWAYS required the lidocaine inj FIRST, then like five min or so passing BEFORE the actual block is simply given. it is 'usually' just not THAT painful, ya know what i mean? ... (22 replies)
... My doctor did a nerve block for me and it helped quite a bit. ... (5 replies)
... Hey T, I can't comment on the facet block injections, because I've never had one. But I can tell you the type of specialty my doc is..... He is a physiatrist. ... (11 replies)
... I've had about 12 facet blocks now and each time you have one, they work for less time. ... (11 replies)
... I have had several RF's done and if you have had a good reaction from facet nerve blocks then there is a good chance you will also have a good result from an RF. They usually try the nerve block first to see what your body's reaction will be. ... (2 replies)
... I hate to say it but the actual injection was extremely painful. But I was given sedation to relax me. I had a facet block a year ago without sedation and it was more painful. I can usually talk myself through any pain that I know will not last long. Where you offered sedation? ... (3 replies)
Confused
Apr 12, 2007
... I started receiving injections. I have tried trigger point injections and epideral with no relief. Yesterday, my doc said he was going to do facet joint injections. I thought I was prepared because I researched them. From what I understood, it would be a spinal injection. ... (2 replies)
... I'm wondering what the difference between facet injections and Medial Nerve blocks are? ... (2 replies)
C5 Nerve Block
Jun 3, 2005
... Yup, ya confused me Burning the nerves is called RFA, facet injections are local nerve blocks, DId you have a Facet Rhizotomy, that would be one name for the destruction of the nerve it if they didn't use the term RFA. ... (3 replies)
C5 Nerve Block
Jun 2, 2005
... Don't the facet injections burn the nerve roots? ... (3 replies)


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