Hoboken, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/05/2016 -- The Spine & Sports Health Center is pleased to announce that Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) procedures are available to treat chronic low back and neck pain. The Spine & Sports Health Center is a medical practice that focuses on helping patients find relief from spine and joint pain and injuries by using the most innovate treatment options and procedures. The organization has three locations in Hudson County, New Jersey, and treats patients from all over the New York metropolitan area.
Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure that involves using radio waves to heat up nerves on the spine, which then disrupts their ability to send pain signals to the brain. Prior to the procedure, a local anesthetic and sedative will be administered, and depending upon how many areas are being treated, the procedure will last anywhere from 20 minutes to one hour. There is little downtime required, and most patients can resume their daily physical activities a few days after the procedure. Lastly, most patients who opt for RFA find relief from their pain a couple of weeks after the procedure, with the most dramatic relief after four to six weeks.
Every RFA procedure at The Spine & Sports Health Center is performed by one of their board-certified physicians. In fact, for the past several years, Medical Director of The Spine & Sports Health Center, Alex Visco, M.D., and the practice's Interventional Pain Management Specialist, Ron Ben-Meir, D.O., have helped hundreds of patients live a pain-free life with RFA. Dr. Visco received his medical education from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, did his residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, and specializes in neurological disorders, interventional procedures for neck, back and joint pain, and sports medicine. Dr. Ben-Meir received his medical education from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, completed his residency and fellowship at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and specializes in treating general musculoskeletal pain treating as well as sports-related injuries that affect highly competitive athletes.
In regards to the procedure, Dr. Visco had this to say, "Radiofrequency ablation is one of the few non-surgical procedures known to effectively treat chronic neck and lower back pain. Most people are not aware of it so patients often suffer for longer than they have to. It is well worth learning more about RFA if you have spine pain, especially if you are considering surgery. I have seen many patients avoid surgery after an effective RFA procedure."
The Spine & Sports Health Center's goal is to help their patients stay active and live-pain free lives. They offer numerous advanced pain management treatment options, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, chiropractic care, and acupuncture. Their patients not only include athletes, but also individuals who come from all walks of life, and are of any age. In all, those who wish to find relief from chronic pain, improve their strength, flexibility, and function, should look no further than The Spine & Sports Health Center.
To learn more about RFA, call 855-968-7742 to schedule a consultation with one of the doctors, or fill out the contact form on their site, www.spinesportshc.com.
About The Spine & Sports Health Center
The Spine & Sports Health Center helps individuals find relief from spine and joint pain and injuries using the latest pain management treatment options available in the industry. Some of the conditions that their doctors and team of medical experts can treat include, but are not limited to, neck, back, and spine pain, sports injuries, sciatica, and neuropathy. They have three convenient locations in Hudson County, New Jersey—one in Bayonne, Jersey City, and Hoboken. The Spine & Sports Health Center takes pride in offering remarkable customer service, and their highly trained staff works with all patients to develop treatment plans that work for them.
To learn more about The Spine & Sports Health Center, read reviews, or request a consultation, please visit them on the web at http://www.spinesportshc.com.