Cervical Facet Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Learn about this procedure and watch a detailed video that shows you exactly what is involved.
A facet joint is a joint found on the back of the spine on both sides of each vertebrae. These joints like any other joint can become inflamed, compressed and irritated. If it has been determined that the damaged area will no longer respond to medications or physical therapy the physician may decide to use this procedure; which uses the heat emitted from radio waves to treat the painful areas.