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Find Relief from Your Facet Joint Disorder with NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine

At NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, we do much more than help patients in Marlboro, NJ, find migraine relief, as well as relief from arm, shoulder, or leg pain, etc. Our physicians also work to discover exactly what condition may be causing your migraines, neck, back, or leg pain, etc.

One condition that we come across, and that is often the cause of disabling neck, and low back pain is facet joint syndrome.

What’s facet joint syndrome?

Facet joints help limit excessive motion and stabilize the spine. When they’re healthy, they’re surrounded by cartilage and a lubricating capsule. Facet joint disorders typically arise because of the deterioration of a facet joint, which is often a result of the joint being stressed and damaged.

Specifically, the damage or stress can cause the cartilage that covers the facet joint to gradually wear away. Because of this, the joints will become swollen and stiff, and the vertebral bones may also rub directly against each other which can then lead to the growth of burn spurs along the facet joint’s edges. The damage can be caused by everyday wear and tear, an injury to the back or neck, or the degeneration of an intervertebral disc. The pain each person experiences also varies because different areas of the spine can be affected.

How can you find relief from your facet joint disorder?

Finding relief from your facet joint disorder begins by discovering if you actually have one. During your appointment at one of our five offices, a physician will meet with you to discuss the type of pain you’re feeling, where it’s located, and your medical history. You will also receive a physical, and the physician may even suggest that you receive further tests to help determine if you have a facet joint disorder, or another condition.

If it’s discovered that you have a facet joint disorder, your doctor may suggest that you first treat it conservatively with rest, ice, heat, over-the-counter anti-inflammatories, and physical therapy. However, if you’ve already tried those things and have seen little to no results, we can schedule you to receive a facet joint injection which may offer you pain relief for up to a year.

As you can see, we do much more than help our patients in Lakewood, NJ, and other areas find relief from migraines. We offer efficient and innovative procedures and treatment options that can help you find relief from pain that’s caused by all types of spine and joint conditions and disorders.

To learn more about how we can help with facet joint disorders, or what facet joint injections are, please browse our site, or give the office closest to you a call.

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  • Aberdeen

    557 South Atlantic Ave.
    Aberdeen, NJ 07747

  • Barnegat

    175 Gunning River Rd.
    Barnegat, NJ 08005

  • Jackson

    728 Bennetts Mills Rd.
    Jackson, NJ 08527

  • Freehold

    501 Iron Bridge Rd, Suite 2
    Freehold, NJ 07728

  • Manchester

    60 Lacey Rd.
    Manchester, NJ 08759

  • Point Pleasant

    1104 Arnold Ave.
    Point Pleasant, NJ 08742

  • Neptune

    4057 Asbury Ave.
    Neptune, NJ 07753

  • Surgery Center

    475 Route 70
    Lakewood, NJ 08701

  • Toms River

    367 Lakehurst Rd.
    Toms River, NJ 08755

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    5 Swimming River Road
    Lincroft, NJ 07738

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If you’re looking for a multi-specialty medical group that offers interventional pain management, sports medicine, chiropractic care, acupuncture therapy, and orthopedic surgery, look no further than NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine.

We have eight offices and one ambulatory surgery center (ASC) located in and around Monmouth County, NJ and Ocean County, NJ, and we have many patients that visit us from the following towns:

  • Jackson, NJ
  • Point Pleasant, NJ
  • Barnegat, NJ
  • Brick, NJ
  • Lakewood, NJ
  • Manchester, NJ
  • Aberdeen, NJ
  • Marlboro, NJ
  • Freehold, NJ
  • Monroe, NJ
  • Glassboro, NJ
  • Any many others

Since the beginning, our doctors and staff have been committed to treating patients who suffer from several different types of painful spine, joint, and orthopedic conditions. Furthermore, our goal is not only to reduce pain through physical rehabilitation, therapy, or any of our procedures and treatment options, but to help all of our patients have their functionality and quality of life restored.

Doctors with Superior Medical Knowledge and Compassion

One of the many benefits of choosing NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine is that we only use the most innovative and modern treatment options and procedures. Furthermore, every service and treatment option we offer is available at each of our six offices. Therefore, you should expect to receive the treatment you need whether you visit our office in Jackson, NJ, Point Pleasant, NJ, Barnegat, NJ, Manchester, NJ, Aberdeen, NJ or Tinton Falls, NJ. Furthermore, when patients come to one of our offices, they are always greeted with smiles and treated with kindness.

Every member of a team is respectful and empathetic, and will go to great lengths to ensure your pain management needs are addressed. Another reason to choose our medical practice is because our team makes it one of their highest priorities to stay at the forefront of medical research so that they’re offering the best care possible. Lastly, our physicians and staff also make certain that patients have the knowledge they need to help them live pain-free lives.

Comprehensive and Customized Care Provided by NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine

While some patients may only require one service and/or treatment option and procedure, others may require customized care plans to help them get back on their feet. After your initial evaluation, your physician will create a custom-tailored treatment plan that they feel will offer you with the pain relief you want. In fact, you should not only expect to be recommended with a treatment plan that will help to reduce and/or eliminate your pain, but one that will aid in increasing your activity level, and reducing the amount of pain medicine you take. In the end, you will be provided with a comprehensive and customized care plan that will greatly improve the quality of your life.

Even though pain is an unavoidable part of life, it doesn’t mean you must suffer from it all throughout your lifetime. To learn more the doctors and staff at NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, our pain treatment options and procedures, and our locations in and around Ocean County, NJ, and Monmouth County, NJ, please browse our site. To make an appointment, please don’t hesitate to do so online, or give one of the offices closest to your home in Brick, NJ, Lakewood, NJ, Marlboro, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Glassboro, NJ, or another area a call today.