Comprehensive evidence-based guidelines for facet joint interventions in the management of chronic spinal pain: American society of interventional pain physicians (asipp) guidelines

Laxmaiah Manchikanti, Alan D. Kaye, Amol Soin, Sheri L. Albers, Douglas Beall, Richard E. Latchaw, Mahendra R. Sanapati, Shalini Shah, Sairam Atluri, Alaa Abd-Elsayed, Salahadin Abdi, Steve Aydin, Sanjay Bakshi, Mark Boswell, Ricardo Buenaventura, Joseph Cabaret, Aaron K. Calodney, Kenneth D. Candido, Paul J. Christo, Lynn CintronSudhir Diwan, Christopher Gharibo, Jay Grider, Myank Gupta, Bill Haney, Michael E. Harned, Standiford Helm, Jessica Jameson, Sunny Jha, Adam M. Kaye, Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, Radomir Kosanovic, Maanasa V. Manchikanti, Annu Navani, Gabor Racz, Vidyasagar Pampati, Ramarao Pasupuleti, Cyril Philip, Kartic Rajput, Nalini Sehgal, Gururau Sudarshan, Rachana Vanaparthy, Bradley W. Wargo, Joshua A. Hirsch

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Abstract

Background: Chronic axial spinal pain is one of the major causes of significant disability and health care costs, with facet joints as one of the proven causes of pain. Objective: To provide evidence-based guidance in performing diagnostic and therapeutic facet joint interventions. Methods: The methodology utilized included the development of objectives and key questions with utilization of trustworthy standards. The literature pertaining to all aspects of facet joint interventions, was reviewed, with a best evidence synthesis of available literature and utilizing grading for recommendations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S1-S127
JournalPain physician
Volume23
Issue number3S
StatePublished - 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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