Lumbar Facet Joint Injection for Back Pain

Facet joint injection is a procedure performed under intravenous sedation. This is a mixture of local anaesthetic and steroid used to reduce the pain and inflammation around the small joints in your back called the facet joint.

Facet joint injection for low baclk pain | Mangattil Rajesh | Spine Surgeon London|

Facet Joint Injection for Neck Pain

Facet joint injection is recommended for control of your severe neck pain. Inflammation caused by the wear and tear of your spine produces chemicals around your small joints of your spine called the ‘facet joint’.

Facet joint Injections for Neck pain | Mangattil Rajesh | Spine Surgeon London|

What is Lumbar Radiculopathy?

Lumbar Radiculopathy is a medical team used to describe a condition where there is pain, numbness or weakness of your buttock and legs. Sciatica is a generally used common term when the pain travels down the back of the leg from your back.

Back pain with Lumbar Radiculopathy | Mangattil Rajesh | Spine Surgeon London |

Can your Low Back pain be caused by Depression?

We know that chronic low back pain can cause depression. In the same way, depression can cause low back pain. Body pain is a common symptom of depression and depression actually worsens the way we feel about the pain.

Back pain causes depression | Mangattil Rajesh | Spine Surgeon London|

Why does my fingers go numb?

Numbness of the fingers is usually caused by injury, irritation or compression of the nerves the supply the sensation to those fingers. Causes - prolapsed disc in the neck, wear and tear (arthritis) of the neck or a ‘pinched nerve’ in the neck.

Neck pain causing Numb Hands | Mangattil Rajesh | Spine Surgeon London |

Why do you get Neck pain from Sleeping?

Two in three of us suffer from neck pain. Neck pain from sleeping is a common problem in most people as your neck can be put in a lot of different positions during your sleep

Neck pain from Sleeping | Mangattil Rajesh | Spine Surgeon London|

Sacroiliac joint problems can cause Back Pain

Sacroiliac joint pain is as a dull, aching pain that is felt on one side or both sides of your lower back. It spreads to your hips, buttocks, upper back or side of the thigh and groin. It is the commonest cause of low back pain.

Sacroiliac joint causing Back pain | Mangattil Rajesh | Spine Surgeon London |