A facet joint injection involves injecting local anaesthetics and sometimes steroids into or around a facet joint. The local anaesthetics numb the nerves to the facet joint to give pain relief. The steroids reduce inflammation and may make the pain relief last longer.
To discuss this treatment/investigation, please book an appointment with our specialists.
To learn more, please click on https://www.nbt.nhs.uk/our-services/a-z-services/pain-clinic/pain-clinic-patient-information/facet-joint-injections