What is Cervical Facet Joint Injection?

Category: Procedures

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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.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Neck pain 6 0
Headaches 2 0
Osteoarthritis 2 1
Herniated disc 1 0
Migraine headaches 1 0
Scoliosis 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cervical Facet Joint Injection

Side effect Patients
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
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
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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