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... I'm scheduled for radio frequency ablation in April, so I was happy to see your report on how it went. I'm glad to hear that the procedure wasn't very painful. ... (2 replies)
... Chronic low back pain is frequently attributed to disorders of the facet joint. Neck pain related to whiplash injury is also thought to be related to the cervical zygapophyseal facet joint. ... (3 replies)
... on my lumbar facet joints. I have heard my doctor call it both of those terms, "facet rhizotomy," and "radio frequency ablation." So, I believe they are the same procedure. ... (8 replies)

... I had the first ablation in Apr 09 and got about 5 months of almost total relief. I had the right side redone 2 weeks ago and will get the left side next week. ... (5 replies)
... I know some of you have had facet joint injections and I am trying to gather information on radio freqency ablation which is what the pain clinic is recommending for my treatment following 2 sets of joint injections. ... (6 replies)
Facet block
Apr 17, 2002
... I had 6 facet blocks done under fluoroscopy. None have helped. ... (7 replies)
... RFA or radio frequency ablation is what my facet injection specialist office said they perform. ... (8 replies)
... Hi! I had the same injections and got relief for a limited period of time. Then I went on to have the pain nerves burned at the facet joints (radio frequency). This lasted for a lot longer (8 months), and I have repeated the procedure. You might ask your doctor about this-it is called RFA (radio frequency ablation) or rhizotomy. Kera4 (8 replies)
... Thanks for the post . Right now ..I am using actiq "fentanyl" those are for a break thru meds they come in a lollypop . works real well .I do appriecate your post and what was wrong with your back ? thanks (4 replies)
... I had radio frequency ablation done last November and after 13 months, I am still getting relief. ... (4 replies)
... Hi! I have had good success with facet injections in my lumbar area. I went through a series of ESI shots a few years ago and they did not reduce my pain enough. ... (8 replies)
... I'll try to answer your question. This is how it was explained to me by my pain mgmt doc. I've had three facet blocks at three levels, and two radiofrequencies at three levels. ... (23 replies)
... l5 joints and since it was done about a week ago the sciatica pain is alot worse in my leg and buttocks.. He wants to do the radio frequency ablation and burn the nerves.. Has anyone had this done? ... (2 replies)
Facet injections
May 26, 2009
... Hi! I have had facet injections done several times. They have helped, but the pain relief was short lived, since I have chronic arthritis in my facet joints. ... (9 replies)
Facet shots?
Jun 12, 2008
... days after the facet shots to start feeling relief. ... (17 replies)
... I had the ablation about 6 months ago and had very good results with it. ... (7 replies)
... because I have bad arthritis in the facet joints. ... (11 replies)
... where they burn the pain nerves that serve the facet joints. ... (2 replies)
... L5 is accentuated by a 7mm spondylolisthesis. Moderate facet arthropathy at the last 3 lumbar levels. ... (19 replies)
... I have had radio frequency lesioning. Is that the same thing? ... (11 replies)


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