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Radiofrequency Neurolysis or Ablation of the Facet Joints

Radiofrequency ablation (or RFA) is a procedure used to reduce pain. An electrical current produced by a radio wave is used to heat up a small area of nerve tissue, thereby decreasing pain signals from that specific area.  RFA can be used to help patients with chronic (long-lasting) low-back and neck pain and pain related to the degeneration of joints from arthritis.

Information provided is courtesy of WebMD.  For more information, please read their full article here. For more information on neurtolysis, visit this website.

To watch a short informational video on ablation, click the video below.

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