Re: Had medial branch/facet block today-Unsure if it helped.
Hi! I'm glad it helped on the right side! For me, all my pain is on the left side. I had a similar response to you-the block gave me pain relief right away and then wore off. My doctor went ahead and did the radiofrequency burning on both sides. He seemed to think doing both sides would help me more. Every situation is different-do you have any other issues going on on the left side, like disc/nerve issues? Anyway, I wish you luck with the RFA. It really helps with the pain, but does take a bit longer to recover from. For about 2 weeks after the RFA I can do things, but must take frequent breaks and ice/painkillers. Take care, Ker4