Op. Dr. Fatih Kırar

Fulya Mahallesi Yeşilçimen Sokak Polat Tower Residence No:12 Kat:33 Kapı No: 385, 34394

The radiofrequency treatment, commonly known as nerve irritation therapy, is a method with minimal side effects. It does not involve surgery since it does not require general anesthesia.

Radio Frequency Therapy

The radiofrequency treatment, commonly known as nerve irritation therapy, is a method with minimal side effects. It does not involve surgery since it does not require general anesthesia.

In the radiofrequency treatment for lumbar herniation, the aim is to quickly resolve the issue, reduce pain, and directly address the damage in the problematic area. A radiofrequency current of 60 to 80 degrees is applied to the problematic area to create tissue damage. This is the classic method applied in a continuous current.

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In the case of pulsed radiofrequency treatment for lumbar herniation, an intermittent current is applied with a low heat, such as 42 degrees. For those wondering how to get results from pulsed radiofrequency treatment, it can be said that its regulatory effect on nerves enables long-lasting and permanent pain relief. Pulsed radiofrequency is generally preferred for the treatment of cervical and lumbar herniation.

When Does Radiofrequency Treatment Show Its Effect?

The radiofrequency method applied for the treatment of lumbar and cervical herniation begins to show its effect within a week. Regular use of prescribed medications is important for the patient. Generally, patients who undergo this method start feeling better within a week, providing hope for those skeptical about radiofrequency treatment.

 It’s worth noting that, like any treatment, the effectiveness of radiofrequency may vary depending on the patient’s condition. Comparing treatments is a significant mistake. Patients requiring a second round of radiofrequency treatment are often those who neglect prescribed exercises and medications. The rapid success of radiofrequency in the treatment of lumbar herniation is particularly related to excess weight. If the patient continues to experience complaints in the future, a second round of radiofrequency may be applied.

Advantages of Radiofrequency Treatment for Lumbar Herniation

When it comes to hernia treatment today, surgery is often the first option that comes to mind.

The decision to undergo surgery is a serious one that should be carefully considered. (Dr. Fatih Kırar)

If the patient’s condition allows, and the results of the examinations indicate, open surgery may be pushed to the background. Patients undergoing radiofrequency treatment for lumbar herniation recover more quickly than those undergoing open surgery. When evaluating the results of surgery, risks such as bleeding, infection, and spinal cord damage should not be overlooked.

An expert doctor in the field always monitors and minimizes the risks. While open surgery takes several hours, the fact that radiofrequency takes only 20 minutes is an additional advantage of non-surgical lumbar hernia treatment. Therefore, if the doctor recommends radiofrequency, it should definitely be considered.

You should be aware that open surgery is not the first solution for back pain that makes daily life difficult. Although it may be challenging to accept the continuous advancement of technology, we can see that many treatment methods are rapidly changing today. The positive feedback from patients who have undergone radiofrequency treatment indicates that we are on the right path. Although the patient ultimately decides on the treatment, they should be informed about the radiofrequency treatment method for lumbar herniation.

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If you think you have symptoms of a hernia, consult a specialist immediately.