Dr. C. Lan Fotopoulos Discusses Radiofrequency Ablation

Minimally Invasive Treatment for Back Pain, Knee Pain, Headaches and More

C. Lan Fotopoulos, M.D., performs an interventional procedure to provide pain relief for a patient.
Dr. C. Lan Fotopoulos, Board-Certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician/Interventional Physiatrist

C. Lan Fotopoulos, M.D., board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician (also known as an interventional physiatrist), is featured in the March/April Healthy Kansas City special edition of Kansas City Homes & Style Magazine. He explains how radiofrequency ablation works and the conditions it treats, such as acute lower back pain, knee pain, headaches and more. He also covers what to expect before, during and after the procedure.

The full Healthy Kansas City article is available online – click here and flip to page 24 to read more.

As an interventional physiatrist with more than 15 years of experience, Dr. Fotopoulos is an expert in treating a variety of spine and neck conditions, as well as knee pain, shoulder pain and hip pain. He often encourages patients who have not responded to other conservative treatment methods to consider radiofrequency ablation. Watch as he discusses radiofrequency ablation and how to determine if it is right for you:

Dr. Fotopoulos was also featured in the following editions of Healthy Kansas City:

  • In the January 2017 edition, he discussed minimally invasive treatment options for compression fractures.
  • In the June 2016 edition, he explained the benefits of spinal cord stimulation.
  • In the January 2016 edition, he outlined the complexities of pain and the benefits of physiatry.

For more in-depth information about Dr. Fotopoulos and the interventional procedures he performs, view our blog, Inside Our Practice: Questions & Answers with C. Lan Fotopoulos, M.D., Interventional Physiatrist.