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Getting nervous facet joint injection time

Jun 20, 2016 1:36 AM

I'm waiting to get wheeled to theatre for 5 facet joint injections on the left side. I can't wait to get it over and done with 😱

Jun 20, 2016 4:17 AM

Hope it goes well. Let us know how it goes!

Jun 20, 2016 5:01 AM

All done T4 T5 T6 T7 feel good and waiting to be picked up to go home. Head back to the pain specialist in a month. My thoracic spine is ok and my cervical spine has mild changes. So I'm sure they will explain all that on my follow up appt 👍

Jun 20, 2016 6:08 AM

Dip, if they have asked you too, please make SURE you use ice as directed. Probably going to be some pain when the local wears off.

Jun 20, 2016 4:26 PM

I've & rest several days. Hugs & prayers all goes well in your recuperation time. 🙂💕🙏🌼

Jun 20, 2016 5:50 PM

Oh my it ACHES quite a bit but it still feels sort of numb to touch. The dr didn't mention the ice but did say I would have 2 days of decent pain and should settle. It kind of reminds me when I had acupuncture on a knotted up muscle. I'm loading up on pain Meds for the 6 hour trip home. I have tomorrow off work but might take the rest of the week too. I'm going to be pretty darn happy if this works long term tho 👍

Jun 22, 2016 11:44 PM

It's been a few days since the facet joint injections and my pain has definately reduced. I had clinical Pilates for 30mins this morning which went well. It has stirred things up a bit but nothing like what it has been. My muscles have softened and relaxed on the left side. I haven't had injections on the right side but it has slightly improved too. I have a check up in 4 weeks 👍

Jun 23, 2016 11:10 AM

That's good news! 👍🙂💕🙏🌼

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