How Does Radiofrequency Ablation Help with Chronic Back Pain?

radiofrequency ablation for chronic back pain

Radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive procedure that uses radiofrequency energy to destroy damaged nerves or tissues that send pain signals to the brain. The patient’s pain is reduced by blocking the communication between the nerve and the brain. This treatment can provide patients suffering with chronic pain long-term relief.  Why Is Radiofrequency Ablation Used? This outpatient procedure is commonly … Read More

Things to Know About Degenerative Disc Disease

degenerative disc disease progression

Degenerative disc disease (DDD) describes a group of symptoms that results from age-related wear-and-tear of the spinal discs. It could also be a result of an acute spinal injury that causes the spinal column to deteriorate or break down.  What is Degenerative Disc Disease? Despite its name, degenerative disc disease is, in fact, not a disease. This is a natural … Read More