Facet Syndrome is defined as an irritation of
one or more of the joints on the back of the spinal vertebrae.
Facet syndrome is most often caused by whiplash and athletic
injuries where the spine and/or neck spends a lot of time in
extension. Young gymnasts, for example, are at risk for facet
Pain from facet syndrome feels like a dull ache. Symptoms include:
• Neck pain
• Radiating pain (into the
• Loss of neck movement.
Pain from facet syndrome is often confused with pain from
other vertebral structures nearby. It is important to get a
diagnosis from a qualified physician to rule out other conditions
such as disk disease.
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