A radiofrequency ablation is a pain management, outpatient procedure. It is an effective way to treat some forms of pain including chronic lower back pain, neck pain, and arthritis pain. During the procedure, the physician uses an electric current to heat up a small area of nerve tissue. This stops the nerves from sending pain signals to the brain. The pain relief varies on the cause and location of the pain. Relief from a radiofrequency ablation can last any where from 6 month to a few years.
How Alabama Pain Physicians Can Help
At Alabama Pain Physicians, our goal is to better the quality of life of our patients. We take your pain seriously and strive to establish an accurate diagnosis along with a treatment plan to ultimately minimize your pain. To determine the exact cause of your pain, our physicians will perform a physical exam and use your complete medical history to help find the best treatment options suited for you. In addition to the physical exam and history, you may also need imaging studies and tests to help the physician determine the cause of your pain. Contact Alabama Pain Physicians today and let us help get you on the right track to managing your pain.