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

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Lali Sekhon
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: yes

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

In brief: yes

The l4/5 facets can give referred pain to your hip.
Follow up with your pain specialist to discuss.
Dr. Lali Sekhon
Dr. Lali Sekhon
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