Good candidates for RFA include those who suffer from chronic neck, knee, and back pain, and pain associated with arthritis. It has proven to be very effective for chronic knee pain.
Those who had success with nerve block injections have a greater chance of benefiting from RFA. The procedure can provide immediate and lasting pain relief, from 9 months to over 2 years.
There is quick to no recovery time, and a reduced need for pain medications. It can thus provide an overall improved quality of life.