What is Facet Neurotomy?

Category: Surgeries


Facet neurotomy is a procedure which interrupts the nerve supply to a facet joint. This procedure is also called denervation.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Facet Neurotomy

Side effect Patients


Stopped having Facet Neurotomy

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Facet Neurotomy.