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For the past couple of weeks almost every night I have been getting these neck pains. What do you think it is?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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In brief: Spine Joints

Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate, therefore a facet joint injection is into that place where they meet.
Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise here and cause pain. Epidural injections are also helpful to reduce inflammation into the spinal canal area or around the spinal nerve roots exiting the spine.

In brief: Spine Joints

Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate, therefore a facet joint injection is into that place where they meet.
Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise here and cause pain. Epidural injections are also helpful to reduce inflammation into the spinal canal area or around the spinal nerve roots exiting the spine.
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