Genicular Nerve Ablation is an outpatient procedure which stuns the nerves in the knee to prevent pain signals from reaching the brain. In two steps, patients will achieve pain relief that can last for up to 12 months. This treatment is for individuals who have been diagnosed with degenerative joint disease or osteoarthritis of the knee. Patients may receive this treatment before or after knee replacement or if they are not candidates for knee replacement surgery. This procedure may prevent the need for more invasive surgeries.
Coastal Spine and Pain Center’s physicians are trained in this advanced technique and it is offered as part of our comprehensive care for our patients.
The procedure is performed in two phases:
Safe Option for Osteoarthritis Sufferers
With more than 20 million adults suffering from osteoarthritis in the US which leads to 700,000 total joint knee replacements that can often lead to long-term pain for the patient. This therapy is a safe and effective procedure for patients and an alternative for those who are not candidates for invasive knee procedures or replacements, or wish to avoid more invasive treatments.
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