Table 3

Utilization of facet joint interventions by speciality.

2002

2006

Change from 2002


Speciality

Services

Percent

Rate

Services

Percent

Rate

Percent

Rate


Interventional Pain Management

529,220

87.1%

1,307

1,256,860

74.5%

2,900

-15%

122%


Anesthesiology

338,660

55.7%

836

524,340

31.1%

1,210

-44%

45%


Pain Management

78,080

12.8%

193

459,520

27.2%

1,060

112%

450%


Anesthesiology & Pain Management

416,740

68.5%

1,029

983,860

58.3%

2,270

-15%

121%


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

54,000

8.9%

133

148,980

8.8%

344

-1%

158%


Orthopedic Surgery

24,600

4.0%

61

51,860

3.1%

120

-24%

97%


Neurology

23,140

3.8%

57

49,400

2.9%

114

-23%

100%


Neurosurgery

9,320

1.5%

23

21,080

1.2%

49

-19%

111%


Psychiatry

1,420

0.2%

4

1,680

0.1%

4

-57%

11%


Family & General Practice/Internal Medicine

24,300

4.0%

60

314,420

18.6%

725

366%

1109%


Others

54,240

8.9%

134

116,900

6.9%

270

-22%

101%


Diagnostic Radiology

14,100

2.3%

35

20,140

1.2%

46

-49%

33%


Nurse Practitioners/CRNA's

860

0.1%

2

4,580

0.3%

11

92%

398%


Others

39,280

6.5%

97

92,180

5.5%

213

-16%

119%



Total

607,760

100%

1,501

1,688,180

100%

3,895

178%

160%


Manchikanti et al. BMC Health Services Research 2010 10:84   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-84

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