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what is a facet block procedure

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what is a facet block procedure?
Hello jerry

A facet block is an injection of local anesthetic and steroid into a joint in spine.
This is typically ordered for patients who have pain primarily in their back coming from arthritic changes in the facet joints or for mechanical low back pain.

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