this method is used in the case of facet lumbar and neck pain, elongated knee, and also hip joint pain.
Radiofrequency neurotomy is an option to reduce the pain that does not respond to medication and physiotherapy, and when open surgery is not the answer.
The pain specialist will make sure the radiofrequency node is positioned correctly using fluoroscopic images, then start the procedure with special considerations.
Simultaneous injections of anesthetic agents help reduce the patient’s pain. This is an outpatient procedure, and the patient can leave the clinic a few hours after the procedure.