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How does radio lesioning treat pain?

Gerald M. Silverman
Chiropractic Medicine
Radio lesioning is employed when the suspected cause of pain is nerve root irritation within the joint. Pulsed radio frequencies are used to obliterate the nerves, thereby relieving the pain. Although radio lesioning can be an effective pain reliever, the relief is usually temporary, and in most cases the procedure needs to be repeated every six months to one year. The overall benefit of radio lesioning remains unproven.
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