Facet joints are small joints at each segment of the spine that provide stability and help guide motion that become painful due to arthritis of the spine, injury or stress. Injections with a steroid medication are intended to anesthetize the facet joints and block the pain.
|Purpose||Patients||Patients with evaluations||Perceived Effectiveness|
|Pain in shoulders||2||0||
|Pain in cervical neck area||1||1|
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