Envision Orthopaedics & Spine serves patients from Atlanta and throughout the Southeast with state-of-the-art Radiofrequency Ablation as well as complete spine, neck and back care. We are a comprehensive spine care facility featuring board-certified orthopedic surgeons, spine surgeons, and interventional spine physicians as well as a complete ancillary staff of licensed Physical Therapists, Massage Therapists, Acupuncturists. Our spine center offers cutting edge surgical and non-surgical treatments and effective solutions for complex spine problems including acute and chronic neck and back pain.
Radiofrequency Ablation is an interventional procedure that is most commonly used to treat patients with neck or back pain from facet joint problems such as arthritis or injury. It involves the use of radio waves or electric currents to generate enough heat to interrupt the nerves that go directly to the individual the facet joints. Envision Orthopaedics & Spine has invested in top-of-the-line Radiofrequency equipment for the use in Radiofrequency Ablation procedures. Our staff is highly trained, skilled, and experienced in performing this advanced and highly effective interventional procedure.
Am I a Candidate for Radiofrequency Ablation?
If you have neck pain or back pain from facet joint problems such as arthritis or injury, you may be a good candidate for a Radiofrequency Ablation. The procedure is also used to treat patients with RSD involving the arms or legs as well as other unusual conditions. The find out for certain if you are a good candidate for this procedure, schedule an appointment with Envision Orthopaedics & Spine today.
What to Expect After the Procedure
For up to a week after the procedure, you can expect to have some muscle soreness. You will need to secure a ride home and will need to take it easy for a day or so after the procedure. Most patients are able to return to work the next day. After the soreness wears off, you may feel significant pain relief that can last anywhere from three to eighteen months.
To get more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact our specialists at Envision Orthopaedics & Spine today. We look forward to serving you with the top quality spine, neck, and back care!