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Having pain in joints. Taking medications. What to do?

I injured my back 2 years ago lifting and twisting and have been suffering with pain in my SI joint and Facet joints ever since, I have been to physio and chiro and am taking medication for the pain, physio have cleared me to work full time 8 hours each day but my job is very physical and the more I move the more irritated my back feels, I wear the SI belt at work and still no relief, I do get some relief when I go to the chiro but it is short lived, I have had cortizone shots and denervation to the facet joints but nothing seems to be working, any advice? thanks
Asked On : Sat, 2 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Jul 2013
Hi, thanks for writing to HCM.

As you have tried all sorts of conservative management without any improvement in your back pain, I suggest you to try RADIO FREQUENCY ABLATION which is supposed to give significant pain relief in chronic low back pain cases.

The pain relief may last from 6 months to many years depending upon the severity of the back problem.

Hope this information is helpful . Good day
Answered: Tue, 27 Aug 2013
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