And believe it or not those two procedures mentioned last night are less invasive than the laser one I had been told about by my neuro's office. Dr. L.K.Valente, my doctor, the anesthesiologist at the pain center, has very blue eyes. I almost said that his eyes were just like Aussie's, but I held my tongue. I had noticed his while he examined me.He said that the laser goes right to the spinal cord, thus being more invasive.
Anyway, the two procedures mentioned last night on my blog the CFI, Cervical Facet Injections and the Cervical Radiofrequency Ablation or RFA are the lesser invasive procedures.
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Facet injections are injections of medications into the actual facet joints. Facet joints are located between each set of vertebrae in the spine from the neck to the tailbone. Facet joints allow each vertebra to move against the vertebra just above and just below it. There are many other technical