Am I a Candidate for a Facet Ablation or Rhizotomy?
If you are certain that a facet ablation is the right treatment for you based on a referral from a doctor or recommendation from another surgeon, the highly skilled surgeons at OLSS are a great choice for getting this procedure done.
With some of the most skilled and highly qualified surgeons in the industry, OLSS has one of the highest success rates. This in part is due to making sure patients we accept as candidates go through a candidacy checking process.
To get started just click the link below and take 5 minutes to answer the questions as accurately as possible. Once we receive your answers one of our professional staff will review them and get back in touch with you to provide feedback and let you know if you are a candidate and what the next steps are to getting you back to living pain-free.
Frequently Asked Questions About Facet Ablation or Rhizotomy
What is Laser Spine Surgery?
Laser spine surgery is designed to produce less pain and support faster recovery. During the procedure, a small incision is made of the infected area, and a laser is used to help clear any muscles and tissues that are pressing on the nerve. This procedure is normally used to treat several types of degenerative diseases that affect the patient’s neck or back.
How Will a Physician Determine if I Qualify for Facet Ablation or Rhizotomy?
Our back pain doctors have put together a quick and easy tool that could help determine if a facet ablation or rhizotomy is the right and proper treatment for your condition. Once you have submitted the answers, one of our professional doctors will review your submission and get back in touch with you with the answers you need to get back to living pain-free.
What are the Benefits of a Facet Ablation or Rhizotomy Procedure?
A few benefits of facet ablation or rhizotomy procedure is that patients will feel immediate pain relief which can last for several years. Patients who undergo this procedure will have a fast recovery time.