Facet Joint Ablation

Facet Joint Ablation in Miami

Helping to Minimize Back & Spine Pain

Doctors usually try to treat back pain using conservative methods like medication and physical therapy. However, these methods do not always provide the relief you’re hoping for. In this kind of situation, you may need surgery.

Back surgery sounds intimidating, but there are several minimally invasive methods that help reduce pain and the main risks involved in traditional open back or neck surgery. If your pain is from an injury or condition affecting the facet joints in your spine, you may benefit from minimally invasive facet joint ablation in Miami.

Call our team at iRISE Spine and Joint by dialing (888) 966-9750 today. We are committed to helping you however we can.

What Is Facet Joint Ablation?

Facet joints are part of the vertebrae in your spine. Their job is to provide range of motion so you can bend and twist your back. Each of these joints has small nerve endings that communicate signals between the joints and your brain. One of these signals is pain.

The goal of facet joint ablation is to sever this pain signal by burning the nerve endings in the facet joints with electricity. Facet joint ablation does not involve the use of any incisions. Instead, the surgeon will use a thin needle to pinpoint the nerve ending with guidance from X-ray imaging.

The surgeon can transmit a small radiofrequency current through the needle once the correct nerve ending is located. After this, the needle is removed, a bandage is placed over the incision point and the procedure is complete.

What Are the Benefits of Facet Joint Ablation?

Facet joint ablation offers many advantages since it’s a minimally invasive procedure.

These advantages include:

  • It’s quick: The procedure is usually finished within an hour or two. Many patients can return home the same day. However, some may need to stay overnight to monitor their condition.
  • It’s less painful: Since the procedure involves no incisions through the muscles and soft tissue, there is little pain during recovery. The procedure itself isn’t too painful either. That’s why it can usually be performed using sedation instead of anesthesia, which comes with risks.
  • It produces long-term results: People who undergo facet joint ablation can regain range of motion and live life with less back pain for a long time after the procedure.

iRISE Spine and Joint Is Here to Help

If you’re suffering from arthritis or another condition causing facet joint pain in your spine, you should talk to one of our surgeons about our Miami facet joint ablation procedure. If conservative treatment methods aren’t treating your pain, this procedure may be your best option. Contact us today to learn more about facet joint ablation or to schedule an appointment.

Improve your quality of life by contacting us today to learn more about your options.

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Boca Raton

880 NW 13th Street,
Suite 101
Boca Raton, FL 33486

Corporate Office

2385 NW Executive Center Dr.,
Suite 450
Boca Raton, FL 33431

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Delray Beach

3333 Congress Avenue,
Suite 305A
Delray Beach, FL 33445

Margate

1103 Banks Road
Margate, FL 33063

Pompano Beach

1600 S. Federal HWY,
Suite 390
Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Coral Springs

1725 N. University Drive,
Suite 325
Coral Springs, FL 33071

Plantation

6738 W. Sunrise Blvd.,
Suite 106
Plantation, FL 33313

Lake Worth

1926 10th Avenue N.,
Suite 305
Lake Worth, FL 33461

Hollywood

6030 Hollywood Blvd,
Suites 140 & 250
Hollywood, FL 33024

West Palm Beach

5601 Corporate Way,
Suite 119
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Miami Gardens

18441 NW 2nd Avenue,
Suite 113
Miami Gardens, FL 33169

Miami Lakes

7975 NW 154th Street,
Suite 210
Miami Lakes, FL 33016

Doral

8181 NW 36th Street,
Suite 3
Doral, FL 33166

West Dade

5040 NW 7th Street,
Suite 450
Miami, FL 33126

Kendall

8501 SW. 124th Avenue,
Suite 101
Kendall, FL 33183

Fort Myers

8200 College Parkway,
Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33919

Orlando

733 S. Goldenrod Road,
Suite B
Orlando, FL 32822

Tampa

2333 W. Hillsborough Avenue,
Suite 150
Tampa, FL 33603

Memphis (South)

1775 Pyramid Place,
Suite 112
Memphis, TN 38132

Memphis (North)

5154 Stage Road,
Suite 101
Memphis, TN 38134

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