Facet Joints

Risks Associated With Intra-Articular Lumbar Facet Joint Injections of Triamcinolone Acetonide for Low Back Pain

Risks Associated With Intra-Articular Lumbar Facet Joint Injections of Triamcinolone Acetonide for Low Back Pain

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The long half-life of triamcinolone and its cortisol-suppressing effects may increase the risk for serious drug-drug interactions in patients treated with facet joint steroid injections for chronic low back pain who take medications with an inhibitory effect on corticosteroid metabolism.

Radiofrequency Denervation Ineffective for Chronic Low Back Pain

Radiofrequency Denervation Ineffective for Chronic Low Back Pain

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Radiofrequency denervation may be ineffective in alleviating chronic low back pain.

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