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Is nerve stimulation for pain like ect?

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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: ECT

Ect is a controlled 30 to 40 sec seizure to "reboot" the brain chemicals, nerve stimulation is specific to a nerve causing pain.

In brief: ECT

Ect is a controlled 30 to 40 sec seizure to "reboot" the brain chemicals, nerve stimulation is specific to a nerve causing pain.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Dr. Ravi Chand
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Dr. Tung Nguyen
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Nerve stimulation for pain affects the pain pathways in the spinal cord.
Ect is directed at the brain for treatment of psychiatric mood disorders. These are two completely different modalities.

In brief: No

Nerve stimulation for pain affects the pain pathways in the spinal cord.
Ect is directed at the brain for treatment of psychiatric mood disorders. These are two completely different modalities.
Dr. Tung Nguyen
Dr. Tung Nguyen
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