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2019 Jul 10

Curr Pain Headache Rep



Radiofrequency Ablation for Management of Shoulder Pain.


Orhurhu V, Akinola O, Grandhi R, Urits I, Abd-Elsayed A
Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2019 Jul 10; 23(8):56.
PMID: 31292738.


The treatment options for the management of shoulder pain are broad but evolving process. Modalities for controlling shoulder pain have commonly focused on pharmacotherapy, physical therapy, rehabilitation, and invasive procedures (surgical procedures, surgical, intra-articular steroid injections, many times, being sub-optimal). The use of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for managing shoulder pain is on the rise. Our review investigated the evidence for the use of RFA in the management of shoulder pain.