Back pain can occur due to many different reasons. When your pain is no longer temporary a different intervention may be necessary.
Before you consider back surgery come to Performance Pain & Sports Medicine for expert, quality treatment and care, we exhaust conservative, non-surgical spine treatments first.
A facet joint injection is an injection of an anesthetic medication into the facet joints. Facet joints are located in the back or the neck at each vertebral level.
The Facet Joint injections are steroid injections that can reduce the inflammation in the joint space. This can reduce pain, and other symptoms caused by inflammation such as nerve irritation. Facet joint injections are done under x-ray (fluoroscope) guidance.
What are the Benefits of Facet Joint Injection?
- Minimally Invasive
- Short Recovery
- High Success Rate
- Same Day Procedure
- Small Incision & Minimal Scar Tissue Formation