Ask the Experts: Facet Joint Syndrome

If discomfort persists, your physician may consider corticosteroid injections into the joints to ease inflammation..

Q. I recently read a magazine article that referred to “facet joint syndrome.” What is this? A. Facet joint syndrome (FJS) is inflammation of the facet joints. These small joints are about the size of the knuckles, and are located at every segment on the back of the spine. They provide the spine with flexibility, as […]

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