Cervical Facet Injections in the Management of Cervicogenic Headaches
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Cervicogenic headache is defined as headaches originating from cervical spine structures including cervical facet joints, cervical intervertebral discs, skeletal muscles, connective tissues, and neurovascular structures. Cervical facet injections with steroids have been used to alleviate cervicogenic headache secondary to cervical facet arthropathy. In this article, we will review the cervical spine anatomy, cervical facet injections, and the efficacy of cervical facet injections as a treatment for cervicogenic headache.
KeywordsCervicogenic headaches Cervical facet injections Cervical medial branch blocks
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Dr. Andrew Ng declares no potential conflicts of interest. Dr. Dajie Wang is a section editor for Current Pain and Headache Reports.
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