Medical Illustrator Delilah Cohn illustrated this artwork of the cervical spine showing radio frequency ablation of the nerves to the facet joint for relief of pain.
The detail shows the electrode cauterizing the medial branch of the spinal nerve root which innervates the facet joint.
The illustration was created for patient education purposes.
Delilah Cohn is an award-winning, board certified medical illustrator with over 30 years of experience. You can view more of her commercial work through her Medical Illustration Sourcebook Portfolio and Website.