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FAQs

We are often asked the questions below. Our blog contains detailed posts for each of these topics.

We will be adding further useful information on the blog to help ensure you can be well prepared for your procedures.

Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Radiofrequency neurotomies are performed for the long-­‐term relief of pain arising from particular joints, usually the facet joints or sacroiliac joints of the spine. Your Pain Specialist has determined that your pain is likely to be coming from a particular joint. This opinion is based on the history you provided, the examination performed, and the results of investigations including diagnostic injections.
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Epidural Steroid Injections
The epidural space runs all the way from the top of your spine (where it joins the skull) to your coccyx (tailbone). It surrounds the Dura, which is the membrane beyond which lies your Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) and Spinal Cord. Nerves travel through the epidural space as they travel from your spinal cord to your body.
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Diagnostic Injections – For a diagnosis in Spinal Pain
Facet joints are small joints at the back of your spine. There are two joints at each vertebral level, one on the left and one on the right. Facet joints are a common source of spinal pain. At the base of your spine the sacrum joins the pelvis (ilium), forming the two sacroiliac joints. These can also be a source of spinal pain.
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Pulsed Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Pulsed Radiofrequency Neurotomies (RFN) have been performed safely for over 17 years for several types of pain, including neuropathic and musculoskeletal pain.
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Diagnostic Injections – For a diagnosis in Spinal Pain

Facet joints are small joints at the back of your spine.

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