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Lasting Pain Relief with Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)

Are you tired of chronic pain dictating your life? Have you explored various treatments without finding lasting relief? At Holistiq Spine & Orthopaedic Clinic, we offer a cutting-edge solution that targets pain at its source: Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA). 

What exactly is RFA?

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA), also known as radiofrequency neurotomy, utilizes radio waves to create a current that heats a small area of nerve tissue. This targeted heat effectively destroys the nerve, halting its ability to transmit pain signals to your brain. The result? Lasting relief from chronic pain, particularly in areas like the lower back, neck, and arthritic joints.

The goals of RFA are clear: to stop or reduce pain, improve function, reduce reliance on pain medications, and even avoid or delay surgery. By directly addressing the source of your pain, RFA offers a comprehensive approach to pain management.

What conditions can RFA treat?

RFA is a versatile solution for various chronic pain conditions, including arthritis of the spine, sacroiliac joint pain, neck pain, back pain, knee pain, cancer pain, trigeminal neuralgia, peripheral nerve pain, heart rhythm problems, and tumors. Whatever the source of your discomfort, RFA may offer the relief you’ve been seeking.

How does RFA work, and who is a candidate for the procedure?

During an RFA procedure, a specialized needle is inserted into the targeted nerve under guidance from real-time imaging. Once in position, radio waves are applied to create heat, effectively disrupting the nerve’s ability to transmit pain signals. Candidates for RFA typically include individuals who have experienced pain relief following a nerve block injection or those with chronic pain unresponsive to other treatments.

What can you expect during and after the procedure?

The RFA procedure typically takes between 15 minutes to two hours, depending on the location and number of nerves being treated. Afterward, you can expect to return home the same day, with minimal downtime. While some soreness or discomfort at the treatment site is normal, most individuals experience significant pain relief in the days following the procedure.

What are the advantages and risks of RFA?

The benefits of RFA are numerous, including pain relief, minimal recovery time, decreased reliance on pain medications, and improved function. While risks are minimal, including temporary discomfort and the rare possibility of complications such as infection or nerve damage, our experienced team prioritizes patient safety at every step.

Experience Lasting Relief

At Holistiq Spine & Orthopaedic Clinic, we understand the toll chronic pain can take on your quality of life. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing personalized, effective solutions like radiofrequency ablation. With our team of experienced professionals and state-of-the-art facilities, you can trust us to help you reclaim a life free from pain.

Don’t let chronic pain hold you back any longer. Call us today at (469) 444-7246 to schedule your consultation and take the first step towards lasting relief with RFA.

**Disclaimer:** This webpage is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace professional medical advice. Always consult with a healthcare provider before making any changes to your diet or treatment plan.

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