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Facet block
 

 

Facet block is a procedure that is performed to confirm that a facet joint is the source of pain and decrease pain and inflammation in a facet joint or joints.

The patient is given a local skin anesthetic - a needle is then inserted into the facet joint or facet capsule and an anesthetic and steroid are injected by the physician. This is done under fluoroscopy.

 

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