Offer patients the relief they deserve
Back problems are among patients’ most frequent complaints to their doctors. Nearly 65 million Americans report a recent episode of back pain.1
The benefits to radiofrequency ablation (RFA)
- Significant and longer-lasting pain relief compared to steroid injections2
- Low complications reported2,3,4
- Appreciable pain relief compared to surgery; nearly half of back pain sufferers are not helped by surgery5
- Lower use of analgesics2,6
Multiple studies have shown that RFA of the lumbar facet joint significantly reduces pain severity for up to one year in patients.789 Watch our procedure tutorial and see for yourself.
Overview of lumbar RFA procedure10
Facet joint(s) with inflamed nerve(s).
Under X-ray imaging, insert needle(s) into the treatment area.
Use radiofrequency current to heat surrounding nerve(s) tissue to create lesions.
Facet joint(s) with treated nerve(s).