Endoscopic Rhizotomy


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

If you are suffering from back or neck pain come to Performance Pain & Sports Medicine for expert, quality treatment and care.

Endoscopic Rhizotomy

The Endoscopic Rhizotomy procedure is used to deaden affected nerves causing chronic back pain due to facet joint arthritis. 


The Endoscopic Rhizotomy is completed with the guidance of x-rays (fluoroscope). The endoscope is used to identify the small nerve branches (medial branch) from the nerve root. A laser is then used to deaden the nerve branches, which only have a sensory function.

What are the Benefits of Endoscopic Rhizotomy?

Our Endoscopic Rhizotomy is a minimally invasive procedure that includes the following benefits:

• Minimally Invasive
• Short Recovery
• High Success Rate
• Same Day Procedure
• Small Incision & Minimal Scar Tissue Formation


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