Coolief Radiofrequency in West Palm Beach, FL
Charles S. Theofilos is known among his patients and peers in West Palm Beach, Port St. Lucie, Palm Beach Gardens, south Florida and countries around the world as an innovative neurosurgeon who offers advanced treatments, such as Coolief* Radiofrequency.
What is Coolief* Radiofrequency Treatment?
Coolief* cooled radiofrequency (RF) treatment is a minimally-invasive treatment option targeting nerves that cause pain. Studies have shown the treatment can provide chronic back pain patients with long-lasting pain relief, improved physical function and reduced drug utilization.
What is Rhizotomy?
Rhizotomy is a neurological treatment for pain. The procedure works by affecting the nerve in a way that stops the signals from traveling to the brain. This allows the patient to experience reduced pain sensations.
What are the Benefits of Coolief* Radiofrequency Treatment?
Some of the benefits of the treatment include: effective pain relief, outpatient procedure, greater mobility, quick recovery time, cost effective, and no overnight hospital stay.
How Does Coolief* Radiofrequency Treatment Work?
Chronic pain doesn’t have to be met with surgery or medication. You deserve an option that’s minimally invasive, effective, and offers a short recovery. This advanced procedure uses cooled radiofrequency energy to safely target the sensory nerves causing pain. Coolief* circulates water through the device while heating nervous tissue to create a treatment area larger than conventional RF treatments.
- Coolief* circulates water through the device while heating nervous tissue to create a treatment area larger than conventional RF treatments. This combination targets the pain-causing nerves without excessive heating, leading to pain relief.
- Procedure time varies depending on the physician and the treatment needed, but according to physicians who have performed a Coolief* Cooled RF procedure, the actual treatment time is less than one hour.
What Happens During the Coolief* Radiofrequency Procedure?
The procedure time varies depending on your treatment, but it typically takes between 25 – 45 minutes. Since this minimally invasive outpatient treatment requires no general anesthesia, you should be able to return home shortly after the treatment. This procedure can be performed at his office under supervised anesthesia IV sedation to allow for a pain-free experience. Unlike surgery, Coolief* involves no incision. You may experience some discomfort at the radiofrequency site for a short period, but this discomfort can be treated with common over-the-counter medication.
What Should I Expect After the Coolief* Radiofrequency Treatment?
Recommended rest will vary based on your unique needs and procedure. You can generally return to work and normal everyday activities within several days. Unlike surgery, Coolief* involves no incision. Since this minimally invasive, outpatient treatment requires no general anesthesia, patients should be able to return home shortly after the treatment.
What Happens During a Coolief* Radiofrequency Consultation in West Palm Beach, FL?
Coolief* Radiofrequency is a safe and effective treatment for certain types of back pain. During the consultation, Dr. Theofilos determines if you are a good candidate for the procedure. You should expect the consultation to take one to three hours.
We provide cost information after you meet with Dr. Theofilos. For patients who are interested in financing the out-of-pocket expenses, we accept LendingUSA®.
Board-certified neurosurgeon and founder of The Spine Center, Charles S. Theofilos, MD, is known for his state-of-the-art treatments for chronic back pain. He achieves exceptional results with Coolief* radiofrequency treatments. This is a minimally invasive option for patients in West Palm Beach, Port St. Lucie, Palm Beach Gardens and other areas of Florida, as well as for patients who travel internationally to seek his expertise. Contact us today to schedule a personal consultation with Dr. Theofilos.