Facet joint injection for low back pain. A clinical study.

@article{Lynch1986FacetJI,
  title={Facet joint injection for low back pain. A clinical study.},
  author={Michael C Lynch and John F Taylor},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1986},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={138-41}
}
Therapeutic injection of facet joints is now widely practised, but British experience has been infrequently reported. We studied the results of injecting facet joints with a corticosteroid preparation in 50 patients suffering from the "facet syndrome". Our series included a number of extra-articular injections and these "failed injections" provide a useful control group. Results indicate that only intra-articular injections are effective; certainty of joint penetration can be ensured only by… CONTINUE READING

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