COOLIEF* Cooled Radiofrequency (RF) provides up to 12 months of pain relief.
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When compared to intra-articular steroid injections, COOLIEF* Cooled RF was found to provide:
• Significantly greater and longer-lasting pain relief
• Improved physical function
• Higher patient satisfaction1
If it's visibly painful, it's time for COOLIEF* Cooled Radiofrequency. To find a COOLIEF*-trained specialist use our Find A Specialist locator below.
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1.Davis T. Study: Cooled RF Ablation Superior to Corticosteroids in Knee Osteoarthritis. Pain Medicine News 2017 Feb.
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- Halyard Health Inc. sponsored study. A prospective, multi-center, randomized, clinical trial evaluating the safety and effectiveness of using COOLIEF Cooled Radiofrequency probe to create lesions of the genicular nerves and comparing corticosteroid steroid in the management of knee pain. Final results 03April2017. Study available upon request from Halyard.
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