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What are some treatment options for facet syndrome?
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
2 doctors agree
In brief: Facet Treatments
May help depending on your pain issue if exercise therapy is not helping.
Facet injections are helpful and can be long-lasting, however if your get short lived relief you may need to get evaluated for a radiofrequency ablation for longer lasting relief (greater than 1 year of relief is typical).

In brief: Facet Treatments
May help depending on your pain issue if exercise therapy is not helping.
Facet injections are helpful and can be long-lasting, however if your get short lived relief you may need to get evaluated for a radiofrequency ablation for longer lasting relief (greater than 1 year of relief is typical).
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Medication, exercise
Medication, exercise, activity modification as well as pain management injections in terms of facet joint injections, medial branch blocks & rhizotomies are options as well as just living with the symptoms with weight control to reduce the load across the joints & smoking cessation to reduce the rate of spine degeneration that can further affect these joints.
Occasionally, surgery may be option.

In brief: Medication, exercise
Medication, exercise, activity modification as well as pain management injections in terms of facet joint injections, medial branch blocks & rhizotomies are options as well as just living with the symptoms with weight control to reduce the load across the joints & smoking cessation to reduce the rate of spine degeneration that can further affect these joints.
Occasionally, surgery may be option.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Treatment list
Manipulation, facet injection rf ablation accupuncture physical therapy oral anti inflammatory.

In brief: Treatment list
Manipulation, facet injection rf ablation accupuncture physical therapy oral anti inflammatory.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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