Neck and back pain are common complaints. In fact, 8 out of 10 adults experience back pain at some point in their lives. The pain may be dull or sharp, constant or sudden. Pain in the facet joints may be due to injury, trauma, arthritis, or a degenerative condition.
The facet joints run along the spinal column and are the connections of the spine’s vertebrae. Like other joints of the body, the facet joints are susceptible to wear and tear, injury, infection, and disease.
A facet joint injection is performed to:
As a minimally invasive procedure, a facet joint injection is performed in our Charlotte office. This outpatient procedure takes about 15 minutes.
The facet joint injection is a mixture of a local anesthetic and a corticosteroid. The anesthetic helps numb the area and provides immediate relief. The corticosteroid is an anti-inflammatory medication that produces long-lasting relief from pain and inflammation.
Stop living with pain! If you have neck or back pain, schedule a consultation with our board certified physiatrist for diagnosis and treatment. A facet joint injection helps reduce pain and inflammation in the facet joints. The result is pain relief in the neck or back and improved mobility.
Advanced Sports & Spine offers affordable facet joint injections in Charlotte, NC. Our treatment solutions help patients find pain relief from their heads to their feet.
As a private medical practice, our cutting-edge techniques and state-of-the-art equipment allow us to perform most treatments in the office. Since treatments are not performed in hospitals, outpatient facilities, or hospital-owned practices, treatments are more affordable. Patients avoid paying unnecessary facility fees.
Your health is our priority! Our practice focuses on personalized patient care. By using a holistic, integrative approach to pain management, we utilize a variety of solutions including non-surgical, non-opioid treatment options.
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