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We report the successful use of water-cooled radiofrequency where more traditional forms of neuroablation-conventional and pulsed radiofrequency-had failed to achieve adequate pain relief. We also discuss the mechanism of neural damage with water cooled radiofrequency and discuss why this technique may have a broader role in the management of a wide array(More)
BACKGROUND Pregabalin is commonly used to treat patients with various neuropathic pain syndromes. OBJECTIVES The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of pregabalin in patients with lumbar or cervical radicular pain. PATIENTS AND METHODS A prospective, randomized, double-blind trial was conducted in 39 patients with lumbar and(More)