Facet syndrome

Symptoms

Pain in the area of the facet joints (along the spine) – may emanate into the fundament and legs.

Cause

Facet syndrome – mostly chronic irritation of the vertebral joints – may be caused by biomechanical stress to the joints, vertebral slippage, inflammation, advanced age, diseases of the rheumatoid spectrum, et al.

Treatments

Surgical concepts
Minimally invasive decompression, minimally invasive decompression and semirigid stabilization, decompression and verterbal fusion (stabilization), et al.

Conservative concepts
Joint infiltration, joint denervation, joint relief by means of plastic cushions inserted between the dorsal processes of the vertebral body (DIAM implantation), acupuncture, specific Ayurveda applications and relaxation exercises, et al.