Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency ablation is used to treat pain, where radio waves are used to produce electric current to heat a small area of tumor or other tissue. It is used to relieve pain for patients suffering from low back pain, neck pain, and pain due to arthritis. It is also being used to treat skin lesions, varicose veins, uterine fibroids, tumors, and cardiac arrhythmias.

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What is the reason for the increasing back pain while sitting that I have since two years?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from back pain (right side only) for two years, and this hurts a lot when sitting or laying down for a while (like 20 seconds). So I got an electromyography test that showed mild chronic dysfunction on the S1 nerve. I also got a few MRI and CAT scans done. After this...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have gone through your provided X-ray and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) images (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity). The diagnosis is crisp and clear and correlated with your symptoms. However, it would have been mo...  Read Full »

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