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Facets injections
Jul 23, 2001
... I am a 44 yr. old female with degenerative disc disease. I found my way to a pain management clinic about 2 years ago. Before that I was taking handfuls of vicodin, with hardly any relief. My main problem is lower back (L2-5). I've tried botox, no relief and facets injections (MIRACLE)except you can only have a limited amount of the steroids in the injections!! I tried... (2 replies)
... If you have arthritis in the facet joints, and the doctor wants to do facet injections into the facets, he may feel that putting the medication directly into the facets has a better chance of helping than an epidural steroid injection which is simply putting a lot of steroids near the spinal nerves . ... (3 replies)
... S1 and SI joints inflamation. Now my pain is different . It went up and it hurts when Itry to bend backwards. He wants to do facets injections from L2 down. The epidurals and rhizotomy helped with my pain before so I am hoping they will work thistime as well. ... (6 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. ... (9 replies)
... I would try the facets at this stage, at least its one more thing eliminated. ... (6 replies)
... o rods would help. But thinking what I know now, he should have put the rods in anyway since my facets are bad. It's never ending it seems. Yep, I'll have to try the shots I guess. ... (6 replies)
... Hi! For me the facet injections worked, but did not last long. I believe this is because the facet joints are small, and they cannot hold the steroid long. ... (30 replies)
Facet injections
Mar 4, 2004
... S1 problems for three years, and have had three years worth of epidural steroid injections. 3 injections over two week period, every six months, and the only ones that really helped my pain were when they injected the facets. ... (6 replies)
... so it was kind of painful. I had SI Joint injections in June and they did not hurt much at all... ... (4 replies)
... Nope I had Facet injections , Like Sherri said there was like 4 or 5 injections on each side, thats how they do them. I had these done only twice. I DO NOT like Epidurals...They hurt bad for me. ... (23 replies)
... All he told me was that they were steroid injections that were going into the nerves in my back. ... (33 replies)
Facet injections
Sep 2, 2003
... i had my first set of facet injections today for diagnostic purposes only. i go back monday for another set of injections. he did 4 facets. ... (0 replies)
... Hi! I can totally sympathize with this kind of pain. I have suffered with sacroiliac pain and pain in the lumbar facet joints over the years. What has helped me have been the sacroiliac injections, and radiofrequency (pain nerve burning) in the lumbar facets. With the SI injections, I had 3 injections which were 2 months apart-after this series, the pain got better. I have... (20 replies)
... Kimbee what type of injections did you have done in the first place? ... (33 replies)
... soul to me . my surgery "rfa" is on the 26th of this month .The injections I had WOW ..JUST thinking about that gives me chills down the spine .I do hope we can REALLY become freinds .. I am also taking the ACTIQ LOLLYPOPS. .. ... (23 replies)
... I don't think this injections are good anyway. Eventually they will deteriorate your back. I don't recommend them. ... (19 replies)
... Thankyou for your reply Kera. So I guess I should start with the injection and if the facets are the source of my problem, then maybe have the burning done ( I have heard of that before ). I am glad this helped you. I did read that the injection is also a way to narrow the source of the pain down, in other words, if it works, it's the facets, if it doesn't, the pain is coming... (30 replies)
... ectly to the epidural steriod injection, but the second doctor doesn't agree and just says "I think that this is the better way for you to go." Are lumbar facet injections less invasive? ... (3 replies)
... doing the rhizotomy. For example I got facet injections in November, followed by the lumbar rhizotomy in December. ... (3 replies)
... GOOD LUCK GRACE! I will be thinking of you. Let's hope tomorrow yields pain relief and ANSWERS! I grew up in Wisco, so I'm pulling for my fellow stateswoman. (28 replies)

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