Radiofrequency denervation of facet joints in low back pain therapy at lumbar facet syndrome
12. 4. 2017
“Radiofrequency denervation of facet joints in low back pain therapy at lumbar facet syndrome”
MUDr. Michal Venglarčík, PhD., MUDr. Juraj Mláka, MUDr. Martin Griger, MUDr. Róbert Tirpák, MUDr. Vlasta Vinklerová, MUDr. Ladislav Kočan, PhD, MUDr. Róbert Rapčan, FIPP
Facet joints were first described as a possible origin of back pain in 1933. Back pain is now the most common type of pain in humans. They are often the result of degenerative changes in the spine, including the facet joints, affecting a significant portion of the population still of working age. For an increasing number of chronic back pain involved in the effects of psychological, social and economic. Intervention diagnosis and treatment of back pain is compared to other medical disciplines their much younger siblings. We have this greater opportunity to help patients with lumbar facet syndrome causally effective treatment.
Source: Neurologie pro praxi 1/2017