Radiofrequency Neurotomy for Sacroiliac Joint Pain : A Prospective Study

  title={Radiofrequency Neurotomy for Sacroiliac Joint Pain : A Prospective Study},
  author={B Parrish Mitchell and Tomas MacPhail and David Vivian and Paul Verrills and Adele L Barnard},
Background: The sacroiliac joint (SIJ) is an important cause of chronic low back pain, implicated in 15% 30% of all cases. While radiofrequency neurotomy (RFN) is the interventional treatment of choice for spinal pain originating from the facet joints, fewer studies have investigated its potential for treating SIJ pain, and its long-term efficacy is unknown. Objectives: To obtain a real-world view of RFN treatment outcomes for SIJ pain by conducting an observational study within a community… CONTINUE READING
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