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What is Genicular Artery Embolization?

Intentional blockage of arteries supplying the knee joint, lessening the inflammation and pain associated with knee arthritis. This process often reduces the need for pain medications and helps preserve the health of the knee joint.

If you suffer from osteoarthritis knee pain, Genicular Artery Embolization might be the minimally invasive procedure for you. At Fairfax Vascular Center we have highly experienced Interventional Radiologists that will perform your procedure in our outpatient setting. After your procedure you will be able to go home the same day.

“I was going to have knee replacement surgery but cancel it due to long recovery. I’m so happy I did. Found Dr.DuCoffe through a friend.. Decided to try Fairfax Vascular Center and have been so pleased. Dr. and all staff are wonderful. HIGH recommend. You will not be sorry.”

-Dardar B.

Are you a good candidate for GAE?

If you have chronic knee pain that has not responded to other treatments such as physical therapy, pain medications, or cortisone injections, you may be a candidate for GAE.

GAE is typically recommended for patients with knee osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease that causes pain and stiffness in the knee.

If you have tried other treatments for knee pain, such as physical therapy, pain medications, or cortisone injections, and have not seen significant improvement, you may be a good candidate for GAE.

It is important to note that every patient is unique and the best course of treatment will depend on individual circumstances and a patient’s overall health. If you are experiencing chronic knee pain and think you may be a candidate for GAE, schedule a consultation with one of our interventional radiologists today.

Aaron Ducoffe MD, Interventional Radiologist at Fairfax Vascular Center

Genicular artery embolization is a breakthrough in pain management that offers numerous benefits to those suffering from knee pain. It is a minimally invasive procedure that is low risk, allows for a faster recovery, and provides effective relief from knee pain.

-Dr. Aaron DuCoffe 

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To see if you are a good candidate for Joint Pain Embolization, schedule a consultation today.