This video helps us to know how a Cervical Facet Joint Block is performed. Facet Joint block is performed if the patient has for chronic pain in the neck which radiates into the shoulder as well as hands.
Facet joint pain could be due to hypertrophy or arthritis of facet joint hypertrophy,or it could be a result of whiplash injury.
Diagnostic injection is done to identify the reason for the pain while therapeutic injection is done to cure facet joint pain.
Facet joint pain is treated with cortisone injection or pain management.