Radiofrequency Rhizotomy

There are various numbers of people who are suffering from the problem of pain in their spine that creates lots of uncomfortable. If you have adopt various treatments then also you didn’t get any result then doctors suggest radiofrequency rhizotomy procedure which is completely effective and safe for you. This procedure is one type of therapeutic which is especially designed to reduce the pain symptoms which you are facing and arising from degenerative facet joints within the spine. In this procedure, the nerve is destroyed which innervate the facet joints with extremely contained heat generated with radiofrequency.

Without decreasing nerve function, this procedure reduces your pain successfully. The nerve burning will cause a permanent block of these nerves. The complete procedure of Radiofrequency Rhizotomy takes between 45 and 90 minutes to be performed. To the needle site, band-aids may be applied. Before you go home, the nurse constantly monitors your pulse and blood pressure and reviews your discharge instructions. While doing this procedure, it is important that you awake to give the important feedback to the radiologist. With the help of thin needle electrode, a radiologist will perform the procedure by placing adjacent to the degenerative facet joint.