Minimally invasive facet block
- Significant arthritis of vertebral joints
- Deformities of the spine
- Facet syndrome (complaints of the vertebral joints)
- Pseudo radicular complaints (local, non-radiating complaints)
- Misalignments of the vertebral joints
The treatment of specific pain is possible due to the blocking technique that is based on CT-navigation. However, prerequisite is an exact diagnosis. Auxiliary treatments such as coordinated physiotherapy have to follow. It is sometimes necessary to repeat the treatment described above.
Minimally invasive process that can be performed in a radiological treatment centre. Complex open surgery can be avoided. Medication use is reduced following surgery.
Differential physiotherapy must be commenced immediately following the operation. Coordination between the practicing physician and the physiotherapist is essential.
Ability to work
Depending on the actual diagnosis light physical work can usually be undertaken one to two weeks after the operation.
Sport is usually possible upon completion of treatment.
Please contact our team if you have any questions