Facet Joints

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Facet joints are the bony protrusions on the back of each vertebra. The vertebrae are connected by the spinal discs in the front and facet joints in the back of the spine.

Current as of: June 4, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Robert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics