Radiofrequency Facet Nerve Ablation
Among the innovative treatments we offer, Radiofrequency Facet Nerve Ablation stands out as an effective solution for individuals dealing with facet joint pain
Radiofrequency Facet Nerve Ablation, also known as Radiofrequency Neurotomy, is a minimally invasive medical procedure aimed at reducing pain originating from the facet joints in the spine. This procedure involves using heat generated from radiofrequency energy to interrupt the pain signals sent by the affected nerves, providing long-lasting pain relief.
Before undergoing Radiofrequency Facet Nerve Ablation, our experienced medical team will conduct a thorough evaluation of your medical history, symptoms, and relevant imaging studies. This assessment helps us tailor the procedure to your specific condition.
On the day of the procedure, you will be comfortably positioned on an examination table. The treatment area will be sterilized to ensure a clean environment and reduce the risk of infection. To ensure your comfort during the procedure, local anesthesia will be administered to numb the skin and tissues around the treatment area.
A specialized needle is guided into the target facet joint using imaging technology.
Radiofrequency energy is delivered through the needle to heat and ablate the nerve responsible for transmitting pain signals.
The procedure may be repeated for multiple facet joints if necessary.
Radiofrequency Facet Nerve Ablation can provide long-lasting pain relief, sometimes lasting for several months to a year.
By reducing pain and inflammation in the facet joints, this procedure can lead to enhanced mobility and quality of life.
The procedure involves a small needle and typically requires minimal recovery time compared to more invasive options.
Radiofrequency Facet Nerve Ablation offers a non-surgical alternative for individuals with facet joint-related pain.
After the procedure, you may experience some mild discomfort at the treatment site. This is normal and should resolve within a few days. It’s important to monitor your pain levels and any changes in your symptoms. Our medical team will provide you with post-procedure guidelines, including activity recommendations. A follow-up appointment will be scheduled to assess your progress and the effectiveness of the Radiofrequency Facet Nerve Ablation.