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Radiofrequency ablation is considered a legitimate medical treatment for back pain, according to WebMD. In the procedure, radio waves produce an electrical current that, when applied to nerve tissue, decreases pain. More »

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Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure that creates heat by using an electrical current produced by a radio wave. This procedure is used to heat nerve tissue for the purpose of relieving pain. Radiofrequency ablation can... More »

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A radiofrequency nerve ablation is a medical procedure that doctors use to ease nerve pain, notes WebMD. The method involves the use of electrical current to heat up the area where there is the pain. More »

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Nerve ablation for back pain is a procedure in which a radio wave produces an electric current that heats up a small area of nerves to decrease the amount of pain signals, according to WebMD. It is used on patients with ... More »

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Possible side effects of radiofrequency ablation of varicose veins in the leg include skin burns, nerve damage and blood clotting in the vein, according to WebMD. Nerve damage may cause feelings of burning, pain or prick... More »

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Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure that creates heat by using an electrical current produced by a radio wave. This procedure is used to heat nerve tissue for the purpose of relieving pain. Radiofrequency ablation can... More »

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