Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency (RF) ablation uses RF energy to generate heat for treating pain. Heat destroys signals within sensory nerves and effectively removes the source of pain coming from discs, joints or nerves.

Suitable for:

  • Neck pain (Cervical facet joints)
  • Low back pain (Lumbar facet joints)
  • Discogenic pain (herniated discs)
  • Sacroiliac joint pain
  • Hip pain (osteoarthritis or fractures)
  • Knee pain (osteoarthritis)
  • Coccydynia (tailbone pain)

COOLIEF™ is an innovative RF technique that allows the creation of large-volume, spherical lesions to treat nerves that cause pain. A proprietary cooling mechanism prevents excessive heating at the needle tip, thereby enlarging the treatment area to adequately remove painful nerves. It is thus more effective than the conventional RF ablation. Dr Ho is the first doctor in Asia to perform COOLIEF™ and he has been treating patients with spine, hip, knee, and shoulder pain using this technique since 2006. He has also trained hundreds of doctors from Southeast Asia, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia and the Middle East in performing COOLIEF™ for more than 15 years.


Our clinic is under the following insurance panels

We work with various insurance partners to assist with your hospitalisation and surgery claims. In some instances, pre-approval from your insurer allows direct billing between the hospital and insurer so that you will have peace of mind during your treatment. We are MOH-accredited so you may also utilise Medisave for your hospitalisation expenses.


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