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Neck FAQ

Question:

What causes cervical facet joint pain?

Answer:

There are two recognized causes. Trauma such as whiplash, and degeneration. D. Kirpalani, R. Mitra. Cervical facet joint dysfunction: A review. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. April 2008. Volume 89. Pp. 770-774.

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