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Facet Joint Injections

Procedure type


Facet joint injections are used to treat symptoms from facet joints such as stiffness in the morning, interrupted night’s sleep due to back symptoms and stiffness after prolonged sitting. It uses hydrocortisone to reduce inflammation in the facet joints

How long does it take?

It is a day case procedure of 10 to 15 minutes.

What are the risks?

The risks are infection, headache and the fact it may not work.

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