Losing as little as 10 pounds can have a big impact on protecting your joints from osteoarthritis.
If you suffer from chronic neck or chronic lower back pain, there is a minimally-invasive option, called radiofrequency ablation (RFA), that you may want to discuss with your doctor. For some patients, RFA may reduce or eliminate pain for months at a time.
If you have severe knee pain from osteoarthritis, but want to delay (or can’t undergo) surgery, you still have other options.
A procedure that destroys pain-signaling nerves provides relief for many osteoarthritis sufferers.