What are Facet Joint Injections?
Facet joints are small joints located between each vertebra that allow for stability and flexibility of the spine. When inflamed because of injury or arthritis, back pain can appear. Facet joint injections are intended to reduce the pain and inflammation in the joint. These injections can be used as a diagnostic as well as therapeutic tool to confirm that facet syndrome is the source of your pain.
People who live with chronic pain from facet syndrome or spinal arthritis are able to utilize this for long-term relief. It is an effective treatment in treating facet syndrome.
Facet Joint Benefits
Facet Joint Injections are used to reduce the inflammation and swelling of tissue. It is a minimally invasive procedure that can help to relieve neck pain and back pain. Our medically trained pain management specialist can properly assess and diagnose whether facet joint injections will help. There are a number of benefits for facet joint injections may provide including:
- Pain relief
- Simple procedure
- Mobility and flexibility may be increased
Pain Management Doctor
The pain management specialist working with FAITH Surgical Center is a highly trained and experienced physician and pain management specialist. He has an office conveniently located in The Colony to serve the community and the surrounding area for pain management services.
To verify a facet joint injection with our pain management specialist, or to answer any questions, please call our surgery center at 972-370-7200 or contact FAITH Surgery Center online.