COOLIEF (Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation For Pain)

What Is a COOLIEF Treatment?

COOLIEF treatment is a safe and effective way to relieve pain caused by nerve damage. The device uses cooled radiofrequency energy to target and treat the affected nerves, without causing excessive heat that can be harmful to the body.

Water circulates through the device, allowing COOLIEF to treat larger areas of the body. Nerves can regrow, meaning that for some this is a temporary solution. However, COOLIEF has been shown to provide long-lasting relief for many patients, making it an important treatment option for those suffering from nerve pain.

Who Is An Ideal Candidate?

At Dr. McKenna’s Orthopedics and Biologics, we use COOLIEF to treat patients with chronic pain who wish to avoid surgery. COOLIEF is a safe and effective treatment option for those who suffer from neck, low back, sacroiliac joint, or knee pain, as well as arthritis or osteoarthritis. If you have attempted medication management without success, COOLIEF may be the right option for you.

Does It Work?

The COOLIEF device has been shown to help patients with chronic pain by providing up-to 24 months of relief, while also reducing the need for pain medication. Studies show that 85% found their quality of life improved after trying this new form of radio-frequency ablation therapy.

What Can I Expect From the Treatment?

COOLIEF is a non-surgical and painless procedure. The procedure itself only lasts about an hour, but you will need someone with you who can drive you home afterwards. After your treatment there may be some mild discomfort that gets better over time – ice packs or temporary medication will help reduce this swelling.

Contact us at Dr. McKenna’s Orthopedics and Biologics to learn more about the COOLIEF treatment, and if it is right for you!