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Radio Frequency procedure effective against chronic pain

The Partners against Pain have reported that 43% of Americans suffer from chronic pain and more than half of them find that over the counter medication and prescription medication does not provide complete relief. The Director of The Pain Center in Philadelphia has developed a pain treatment involving using a radio frequency procedure where heat is placed in the injured muscle thus healing the cause of the pain rather than the symptom. The treatment has been successful on more than 5,000 patients so far.

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About: Radio Frequency procedure effective against chronic pain

Date: 12 June 2004

Source: Medical News Today


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