Pulsed radio-frequency

Pulsed radiofrequency is similar in its application procedure to radiofrequency ablation although it differs in that the energy is supplied to the electrode intermittently. This allows the temperature to be lower (42-45°C) thus minimizing nerve damage while still effectively blocking the transmission of pain. When the energy of pulsed radio-frequency is applied directly to the nerve, only the part of the nerve responsible for transmitting pain signals is affected.