Lumbar Spine Facet Block (Ultrasound-Guided and X-Ray Fluoroscopy-Guided)

  • Keiichi OmoteEmail author


Facet joint blocks have long been used in the diagnosis and management of spinal pain syndrome.

An understanding of facet-related pain syndromes and the methods for placing medication directly within the facet joint proves useful.


Lumbar facet joint Facet joint block Facet-related pain syndrome 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sapporo Teishinkai HospitalSapporoJapan

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