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Facet Pain

  • Facet Disease

  • Degenerative Facet Disease

  • Facet Syndrome

It comes by many names and all of them mean Lower Back Pain. Do you have the following symptoms: 

1. You need to lean over the buggy when you go shopping.
2. Your low back aches really bad with walking just a few minutes.|
3. Your always looking for a bench or place to sit down for just a min.
4. Sitting down relieves your back pain after just a few minutes.
5. This pain can wake you up in bed in the early morning.
6. You have low back pain first thing in the morning when you put your feet on the floor.
7. A hot shower makes your low back pain better. 

If you have two or more of these symptoms YOU probably have Facet Disease and Facet Disease Syndrome. We can help. 



 Facet Joints

Facet Joints are these posterior (rear) joints of the spine where the bone  above and the bone below form a joint (see picture). These joints aid in movement and stability of the spine.  The bone on either side of this joint has a cartilage covering. The joint also has direct nerve innervation. Meaning there is a nerve inside the joint. (see lower picture) The joint is then wrapped in a capsule to protect it. 

These facet joints can become inflamed and painful. They can go through degeneration or deterioration much like a tooth cavity and the surface of the facet joint can be eaten away. They can even have edema or fluid.  This often leads to bone spurs and boney overgrowth of the facet which can put pressure on nerve roots. Facet disease or degenerative facet disease as doctor call it can be with degenerative disc disease or separate from what's going on with the disc. Once it becomes acutely painful we call it Facet Syndrome.    


At all Millar Chiropractic ClinicsTM, we have a special built table, the Hill Flexion Distraction table with customized McKensey Extension built in. Now that is a mouthful, so we just call it the "Millar Facet Table."  All of our Doctors are trained by Dr Millar on the Millar Facet Protocol.  We treat lumbar Facet Disease, Degenerative Facet Disease, or Facet Syndrome. So if you have any of the above symptoms you owe it to yourself to try to fix the problem. Results with the "Millar Facet Table" have been excellent. Results do vary though so you need to try for yourself.

As Doctors, we have found this non invasive, non surgical, Millar Facet Protocol for treating facet disease and Facet Syndrome to be rewarding as we can offer hope to so many that have this problem. Diminishing low back pain from facet disease can be results that change your life.  

Call 1-800 Go Chiro (800 462-4476) today for your appointment at any Millar Chiropractic Clinic TM

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Huntsville, Madison, and Jones Valley Alabama

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Local Phone: (256) 830-0000
Toll Free: 1-800 Go Chiro (1-800-462-4476)

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Millar Chiropractic Associates, Inc.
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Huntsville, Alabama 35813

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Phone: (256) 519-3550

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Millar Chiropractic-Madison AL

Dr. Justin Walbom, DC
1908 Slaughter Rd
Madison AL 35758
(256) 430-2700

Millar Chiropractic-Huntsville AL (Jones Valley)

Dr. Jessica Davis, DC
2124 Cecil Ashburn Dr SE, Ste 150
Huntsville, AL 35802
(256) 713-1830

Millar Chiropractic-Huntsville AL (Downtown)

Dr. Jack Langston, DC
2021 Clinton Ave W, Ste A
Huntsville, AL 35805
(256) 539-2000

Millar Chiropractic Functional Medicine (Williams Ave)

Dr. Greg Millar, DC CCEP
303 Williams Ave SW, Ste 133
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
(256) 513-4888

Neuropathy Laser Center Huntsville

Dr. Greg Millar, DC CCEP | Dr Bonnie Sims, ND
303 Williams Ave SW, Ste 135
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
(256) 830-4545
1-800 Why Hurt

Alabama Laser Spine Decompression

Dr. Greg Millar, DC CCEP & Dr. Bonnie Sims, ND
303 Williams Ave SW, Ste 134
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
(256) 539-1000

American Spine & Rehab

2021 Clinton Ave W, Suite E
Huntsville, Alabama 35805
(256) 519-6800

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Free* Consultation - A Free consultation is just that. A 15-20 minute meeting to talk about your problems and our possible solutions. No Exams preformed. No Chiropractic treatment given. Should the person receiving the Free* services as outline above be accepted as a patient of Millar Chiropractic Clinics then additional regular charges for treatment will be incurred in individual cases as needed for related services. It is up to YOU to determine if you can receive Free* services. This offer only to new consultations and does not apply to existing patients,, personal injury, or workers comp consultations. For all services, results vary in individual cases. Cash value of Free* consultation $0.01. Cash value of Free Massage $0.01.