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... has anyone had a facet injection? ... (8 replies)
... Hello. What do you know about facet joints? ... (5 replies)
... SO the NS sent me back to PM and the two docs decided I should try the facet blocks. I really hope they help either with the pain or as a diagnostic. ... (2 replies)

... Ok. let me take a stab at this. Your spine consists of bone and discs. The bony parts are called facets, which are connected to each other at joints, called facet joints. Facet joints are on the left and right side of each facet. ... (2 replies)
... I had c4-c5 fused, no hardware, in January 2002. I had c5-c6-c7 fused, with hardware, in December 2006. For 18 months prior to the first surgery, I suffered greatly and tried medications, physical therapy, and epidurals to no good effect until I convinced the doctor to do a repeat MRI. When that MRI showed problems at c4-c5, the NS immediately suggested surgery. I... (0 replies)
... The spinal surgeon has no idea what is wrong, and why the facet joint injections have made me worse. His best course of action now is Pain Management Clinic. ... (9 replies)
... bulge is mild. Physiatrist also noted muscle weakness in arm. NS and ortho spine not impressed. NS thinks it may be from facet and wants me to have facet injection. ... (3 replies)
... Hi! I have facet problems in my lower back. ... (2 replies)
... I have had a bunch of the facet injections. They ARE supposed to work immediately. Mine hardly worked because I had both facet joint degeneration AND disk degeneration. So my joints might have felt better, but the disks still killed me. ... (3 replies)
Facet Block
Oct 1, 2006
... I had a facet joint injection. Not sure if this was a facet block or not. I can tell you that this was a bit more painful than the ESI, but overall alot safer because it really doesn't go near the cord. ... (1 replies)
... Nobody has any input about the facet blocks? ... (1 replies)
... Hello, and thank you for taking the time to read / respond to this question! i have been having multiple areas of pain which have been increasing in severity for the last few months. Eventually, the pain was so bad that even with Ambien, Klonopin, etc, I do not get more than a couple hours sleep a night. Primary sent me to a rheumatologist who said I have fibromyalgia. All... (1 replies)
... s down through the bones and smaller holes where the blood vessels to the brain go up to the brain. Off to the back sides you'll see 2 protrusions..those are the facet joints. They are attached to the facets above and below them and are used to stabilize twisting motions...why it hurts to turn your head. ... (5 replies)
... A facet block or injection is given into the facet joint, again for temporary pain relief. In the case of a block, it is also used for diagnostic purposes. ... (3 replies)
... ts over the past couple of weeks. I have a question for people who have had their symptoms return after surgery. Basically, if 4 ESI's haven't helped, what about facet injections? ... (2 replies)
... Hi, finally saw ortho surgeon this week, and happy he found the cause of my problems. A bone spur at the C2C3 facet joint. He sent me for a facet block, partly as a further diagnostic test, and in case I'm one of the lucky ones it might work for in relieving my pain. ... (1 replies)
... I am looking for information regarding facet injections. On Friday I received this injection and have recently been experiencing even more pain than I did before the injection. ... (1 replies)
... ray's and MRI's are not able to diagnose bone mass. The CAT Scan identified a Facet injury on my left side consistent with my Whiplash injury 18 months ago. ... (5 replies)
... I don't know much about facet joints, but I completely understand the neck pain. ... (5 replies)
... Wow, what a horror story you are experiencing, I am so sorry for you. I've got a very similar condition to yours - fused C4/5/6/7 with two ACDF surgeries, about a year apart, and now C3/4 showing signs of degeneration where a couple of years ago this level was fine. The surgeries were very effective at 'fixing' the pain from discs pressing on nerves, but I am left with... (2 replies)


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