In this video hear from one of Dr. Puppala’s patients immediately after having the procedure. You can hear from the patient his positive remarks and how optimistic he is for the future.
This minimally invasive out patient procedure can provide long lasting relief to those suffering from facet joint pain, chronic low-back and neck pain. Radiofrequency Ablation has proven to be a safe and effective way to treat some forms of pain. It is also generally well-tolerated, with very few associated complications. V. K. Puppala, M.D. is well known for the treatment and has patients come from all over Georgia including Atlanta, Dallas, Douglasville, Vinings, Milton, Roswell, and Alpharetta.
The radiofrequency ablation procedure
The radiofrequency machine uses electrical currents produced by a radio wave to heat up the nerves in the area of the patient’s pain to 80 degrees celsius for one minute.