Cervical Ablation

Posted by bebop @bebop, Nov 26, 2019

Anyone have good results w cervical and lumbar Ablation? If so how long does it last.

Anyone had a cervical or lumbar Ablation and how long they last?

Hello. Yes, I have had several cervical and occipital ablations, and one lumbar nerve block. Each ablation helped minimally, to the point I chose to keep going back to try again and hope for more, longer lasting relief. Eventually they became the root of more pain and I inevitably was diagnosed with Small Fiber Poly Neuropathy.

Ablations can last from months to a year or more. Mine got me through until insurance said the next would be covered. I wish you good luck, if you are going to give a whirl.

Rachel

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Hello @bebop, I'd like to add my welcome to @rwinney's and invite @jmweissler, @barbara94, and @sandytoes14 to this discussion to share their experiences with ablation. @bebop, what sort of pain are you having that you are considering an ablation procedure done to help?

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Cervical neck pain. Had to cancel procedure today. Fell last night and was in ER.
Saw Oral Surgeon this am. I have 2 fractures in jaw but will wait 2 mths to see if heals on its own.

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@rwinney

Hello. Yes, I have had several cervical and occipital ablations, and one lumbar nerve block. Each ablation helped minimally, to the point I chose to keep going back to try again and hope for more, longer lasting relief. Eventually they became the root of more pain and I inevitably was diagnosed with Small Fiber Poly Neuropathy.

Ablations can last from months to a year or more. Mine got me through until insurance said the next would be covered. I wish you good luck, if you are going to give a whirl.

Rachel

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Thank u so much

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