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INDICATORS THAT a SPINAL CORD STIMULATOR MAY BE ADVISABLE

INDICATORS THAT A SPINAL CORD STIMULATOR MAY BE ADVISABLE About a half-million spinal surgeries are performed yearly. About 100,000 of these surgeries fail to correct the patient’s pain – requiring exploration of additional medical treatments. One such alternative is spinal … Continue reading

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Surgical Pain Management

What Is Spinal Cord Stimulation?

Simply put, an electrode is placed on the spinal cord to block the pain. There are a few steps that must occur prior to taking the patient to the operating room.
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