What Can Be Treated with Radiofrequency Ablation


What is Radiofrequency Ablation?

Radiofrequency Ablation, also known as RFA involves radio waves creating a current that heats a small section of nerve tissue that is sending pain signals to your brain. This heat destroys that area of the nerve, inhibiting the pain signals from being sent to your brain.

What Conditions Can Radiofrequency Ablation Treat?

The following pain conditions can be treated with radiofrequency ablation:

Chronic Pain – Extreme pain that does not respond to painkillers ore last more than three months is considered chronic. Chronic pain can affect your sleep, wellbeing and emotions.

Back/Neck Pain – Neck and back pain from degenerative diseases, accidents or just poor posture can be successfully treated with ketamine infusion

Arthtitis – Arthritis pain can be debilitating. Causes of arthritis are age, injuries, and genes. Arthritis can affect the joints, fingers, and hips.

Side Effects of RFA

The main side effect of RFA is some discomfort, including swelling and bruising at the site of the treatment, but this generally goes away after a few days.