Can a spinal cord stimulator be used to treat musculoskeletal pain and neuropathic pain?

Sometimes. Spinal cord stimulation can be effective for a variety of types of pain. A temporary system is usually placed for a few days to see if a patient gets good enough relief to warrant implanting a permanent system. You should see an interventional pain management physician for a consultation.
No and yes . Spinal cord stimulation may be effective for neuropathic pain but it is completely ineffective for musculoskeletal pain.

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If my neuropathic pain is worst in hands, will spinal cord stimulator help them, too? Where are scs placed?

Neuromodulation. Spinal cord stimulation is approved for chronic pain of the trunk and extremity. It is commonly used for neuropathic pain or crps (complex regional pain syndrome) of the extremity. You would need to undergo the trial to see if it'd help with your pain. For the hand pain, scs will by placed in the cervical area. Read more...
Less effective. Less effective for upper extremities, usual location thoracic cord. Read more...

Can a spinal cord stimulator be used to treat musculoskeletal pain?

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. Read more...
No. A tens unit is used for musculoskeletal pain and is external to the body. A scs is primarily used for severe, and chronic pain from nerve injuries. A scs is surgically implanted near the spinal cord. Read more...