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Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) for Low Back Pain

Radio-frequency ablation is a procedure using radio waves or electric current to generate sufficient heat to interrupt nerve conduction on a semi-permanent basis. The nerves are usually blocked for 6-9 months, although it may last as short as 3 months or as long at 18 months or longer. Radio-frequency ablation is most commonly offered to patients with neck or back pain from facet joint problems like arthritis or injury. For these patients radio-frequency ablation is used to interrupt nerves that go directly to the individual facet joints. Schedule a consultation with Precision Pain Medicine – Pain Center NY to find out if this treatment is right for you.

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