Radiofrequency Ablation


 

Back and neck pain can occur due to many different reasons. When your pain is no longer temporary a different intervention may be necessary.

Before you consider back surgery come to Performance Spine & Sports Medicine for expert, quality treatment and care, we exhaust conservative, non-surgical spine treatments first.

Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) is a common non-surgical procedure used to successfully treat those suffering from back pain, neck pain, muscle pain, or other discomforts.

Guided by imaging techniques, the doctor inserts a thin needle through the skin and into the affected nerve. High-frequency electrical energy delivered through this needle heats up and destroys a small area of nerve tissue, thereby decreasing pain signals from the effect area. Some common advantages of having RFA performed are high success rate, same day procedure and a short recovery time.

What are the Benefits of Radiofrequency Ablation?

  • Pain Relief up to 18 months
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Short Recovery
  • High Success Rate
  • Same Day Procedure

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