Cervical facet syndrome

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What is cervical facet syndrome?

Cervical Facet Syndrome is characterized by damage to the facet joints in the neck that permit a great range of motion, which leads to frequent headaches and neck pain.

Common symptoms reported by people with cervical facet syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with cervical facet syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Psychotherapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Botox)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Marinol)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Fetzima)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with cervical facet syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with cervical facet syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Botox)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
buzzing vibration sensation extreme flu like malaise 8 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Marinol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Fetzima)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
anxiety attacks drug induced psychosis 10 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with cervical facet syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has cervical facet syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 5 say cervical facet syndrome is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 3
40s 10
50s 16
60s 7
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 36

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 17
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from cervical facet syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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