Radiofrequency Ablation: Side Effects And Risks

Radiofrequency Ablation: Side Effects And Risks

Radio-frequency ablation is a method in which there will be an extinction either by heating or destroying the nerve of the dysfunctional tissue or the organ by passing heat and electrical effects to the region causing the pain. Radiofrequency ablation in New York is used to treat brain tumors with the help of radiation without actually touching the brain.

This procedure is also referred to as the fulguration method. In this technique, there will be minor damage to the surroundings and blood loss. In this method, there will be the use of non-ionizing waves. RFA is a three-step procedure in which the patient generally has to meet his doctor on three separate days in which there will be two days for diagnosing the accurate nerve causing the pain and if the patient is healthy for the procedure.

If the test is positive, the patient is shifted to the last stage, which is RFA. The medical professional will put some anesthetic medication and pass electrodes to that part of the nerve examined in the X-Ray. Firstly the sensory waves are tested, and then the motor waves are tested.

Radiofrequency ablation in New York

Side effects

  1. The non-ionizing waves we used in this method are radio waves with specific biological effects. Due to the high use of this wave, the tissue leads to skin burn and damage to that organ.
  1. There will be no feeling of sensation in that region that underwent the RFA.
  1. There will be a change in the shape of that region by the accumulation of body fluids in it.
  1. There will be an occurrence of soreness in the region that underwent the procedure.


  1. There will be excessive sensitivity in the region that underwent RFA.
  1. The chances of infection are higher if the needle is not sterilized properly.
  1. There will be an occurrence of redness and allergy after RFA.
  1. The medication used during the procedure may cause breathing problems in some patients.
  2. There will be itching in the region which is under RFA after effects.
  1. While going through the procedure, we must carefully treat the patient.

Is this treatment right for you?

If you have scoliosis or autoimmune pain of joints, this procedure is very effective as it brings about relief to patients for 1 to 2 years, and some patients get relief for more than two years. The patient can return to their day-to-day activities on the same day of the procedure. There will be no sort of high invasion to the skin, and the procedure will be done entirely without causing any complication.