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Facet Joints

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.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Robert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics
Current as of March 12, 2014

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Last Updated: March 12, 2014
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