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If You Lose Weight, You Can Lose Joint Pain Too

Tags: arthritis, corticosteroid injections, exercise, joint pain, osteoarthritis, overweight, radiofrequency ablation (RFA), water aerobics

If you have weight-induced joint pain, losing pounds and taking stress off your joints may ease your symptoms. While your body can’t reverse arthritis, losing weight can help arthritic joints feel better and prevent further damage. Learn more.


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If You Have Liver Cancer, New Treatments May Ease Burden

Tags: chemoembolization, cholangiocarcinoma, hepatitis C, hepatocellular carcinoma, laparoscopic surgery, liver cancer, liver disease, liver donation, non-alcohol fatty liver disease, radioembolization, radiofrequency ablation (RFA), transplant

Liver cancer is on the rise in the U.S., but less invasive laparoscopic surgery is easing treatment for at least some patients. Find out more.


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Wiping Out Your Heart Arrhythmias With Ablation (Video)

Tags: ablation, abnormal heart beat, arrhythmia, heart and vascular institute, heart rhythm, heart rhythm white, heart rhythm whiteboard, heart video, radiofrequency ablation (RFA), video, Walid Saliba MD, whiteboard sessions

Patients with a heart arrhythmia, or abnormal heart rhythm, can often benefit from a minimally invasive treatment called an ablation—which is a high-tech way to correct an issue with your heart’s electrical system.


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Need Pain Relief? Consider Radiofrequency Ablation

Tags: arthritis, back pain, chronic pain, neck pain, radiofrequency ablation (RFA)

If you suffer from chronic neck and back pain, or chronic lower back pain, there is a minimally invasive option that may reduce or eliminate your pain for months at a time called Radiofrequency ablation (RFA).