Facetogenic Articles

Understanding Facetogenic Back Pain
Facetogenic back pain originates in the facet joints of the spine and often follows the degeneration of the joint’s cartilage. The facet joints allow our spines to bend, twist and articulate throughout our life, but daily wear and tear can cause these joints to deteriorate, a condition known as facet...

Facetogenic Pain
Facetogenic pain is defined as discomfort that originates in one of the facet joints of the spine. There are two facet joints for each vertebra, one on either side, which allow each level of the spinal column to bend and rotate. Facet joints are surrounded by cartilage, soft connective tissue and a sac...

What Causes Facetogenic Pain?
When pain is described as being “facetogenic” it means that the discomfort stems from a disorder of the facet joints. These joints allow adjacent vertebrae to articulate, rotate and move from side to side. There is one facet joint on either side of each vertebra, and the joints connect with the vertebra...

Contact Laser Spine Institute