Rhizolysis information and locations in Mexico

Rhizolysis is a minimally invasive procedure used to eliminate and treat symptoms of chronic neck and low back pain that originates on the facet joints.
The facet joints are small joints that are located on both sides of the spine. Similar to other joints, facet joints help to stabilize and allows your spine to bend and twist. During a rhizolysis, the neurosurgeon places a small needle near the nerve that comes from the joint, then a probe or thin wire is passed through the needle, the probe sends radiofrequency heat to the nerve, so it disrupts its ability to send signals to the spine.
Schedule a rhizolysis with any of the certified neurosurgeons in Mexico!
Benefits
Save up to 48%
Minimally invasive
Can be long-term relief
Reduces back and neck pain
Rhizolysis
Procedure: 30 min.
Hospital stay: 1 hr.
Cleared to fly: Same day
After surgery
Out of town patients’ follow-ups can be scheduled with the neurosurgeon face-to-face or virtually. Patients are clear to fly on the same day of rhizolysis procedure.
Note: See with the specialist what follow-up or postoperative care you need to take with a primary care physician, or specialist in your home city, regarding sutures or medication adjustments after the procedure.
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Locations
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Guadalajara, Jal.
Dr. Raul F. Viera
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Rhizolysis frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the procedure.
Am I a candidate for a rhizolysis?
This procedure is considered on patient that have chronic neck or back pain, and medications have not improved their symptoms. We recommend you to refer to one of our professional doctors for an evaluation to determine if you are a candidate for this procedure.
How will recovery be like?
Patients can go home and return their activities immediately, but need to avoid excessive exercise or heavy work for the first days.
How long do rhizolysis results last?
Rhizolysis results are not permanent, in some cases the results can last between three months to a year.

Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.