Lumbar facet joint injection in low back pain and sciatica: description of technique.

Lumbar facet arthropathy is an important cause of low back pain and sciatica. Intra-articular facet block can confirm symptomatic facet joint disease. Good understanding of the anatomy of the joint and fluoroscopic control are essential for intra-articular placement of anesthetics and steroids.

Article History

Published in print: 1980