occurs due to infection by a virus called herpes zoster. Which is a virus that causes vesicles on the skin. This condition affects nerve fibers and the surrounding skin causing severe burning pain that usually lasts for a very long period even after the vesicles resolve.

Fluoroscopic guided thermal Radiofrequency for the affected nerve roots is the most effective and safest method for management of post herpetic neuralgia with pain relief more than 90 %.

Procedure is done under local anesthesia and sedation. And its duration is about 15 minutes. Patient is instructed to leave the hospital in the same day and to return to his daily activities the following day