Facet blocks have two unique purposes: they diagnose and treat chronic pain symptoms in the spine. Now, when we say, “treat,” we mean control or manage pain symptoms for an extended period of time. Although there is no cure-all for chronic back pain, facet blocks can provide long lasting relief. Should a facet block be successful, other treatment modalities such as radiofrequency ablation and minimally invasive spine surgery can provide partial or complete pain relief for many, many years if you’re a candidate.
At NeuroMicroSpine, the facet block is used to diagnose which...Read More