A member asked:

Got l4-l5 facet block and feel pain in hip, is that normal?

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Dr. Lali Sekhon answered

Specializes in Neurosurgery

yes: The l4/5 facets can give referred pain to your hip. Follow up with your pain specialist to discuss.

Answered 10/27/2013

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Dr. Qamar Khan answered

Specializes in Pain Management

Possible: Facet joints can have referred patterns of pain that radiate into different parts of the back and legs. It could be that stretching out the joint capsule could cause this issue. It should resolve as the cortisone takes affect and any fluid in the joint is absorbed by the body.

Answered 11/26/2014

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