The neurotomy takes between 45 minutes and an hour and a half, depending on the number of levels to be done. The patient is then brought to the recovery area for 30 minutes of observation.
Treatment for Whiplash
Whiplash, also called neck sprain or neck strain, is an injury to the spinal structures of the neck. The most common structure injured in whiplash is the cervical facet joint which is treatable with radiofrequency ablation procedures.