A 29-year-old member asked:
Can a spinal cord stimulator be used to treat musculoskeletal pain?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Neurosurgery 33 years experience
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pain Management 19 years experience
Technically No: Spinal cord stimulation is intended for chronic neuropathic pain affecting the trunk and extremities. Your pain specialist can help determine if scs is right for you. If your pain is more neuropathic than muscular than it may be an option.
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Neurosurgery 28 years experience
4.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 5, 2017
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