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What is spinal cord stimulation good for?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Guyer
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Leg pain

It is best for persistent leg pain after failed surgery.

In brief: Leg pain

It is best for persistent leg pain after failed surgery.
Dr. Richard Guyer
Dr. Richard Guyer
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Dr. William Newton
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many things

It is clinically indicated for chronic neuropathic (nerve) pain affecting the trunk and extremities.
In the us we use this mostly for people who have failed surgery to the spine and continue to have pain. In europe it is used for refractory angina (chest pain) and non-operable peripheral vascular disease. I have used it for chronic abdominal and pelvic pain as well.

In brief: Many things

It is clinically indicated for chronic neuropathic (nerve) pain affecting the trunk and extremities.
In the us we use this mostly for people who have failed surgery to the spine and continue to have pain. In europe it is used for refractory angina (chest pain) and non-operable peripheral vascular disease. I have used it for chronic abdominal and pelvic pain as well.
Dr. William Newton
Dr. William Newton
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics

In brief: Spinal stimulation

Spinal stimulation is commonly used in cases of chronic back pain

In brief: Spinal stimulation

Spinal stimulation is commonly used in cases of chronic back pain
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Dr. Brian Le
Pain Management

In brief: Neuromodulation

Spinal cord stimulation has been shown to be effective in treatment of failed back surgery syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome, refractory cardiac pain, diabetic neuropathy, pain due to peripheral vascular disease .
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In brief: Neuromodulation

Spinal cord stimulation has been shown to be effective in treatment of failed back surgery syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome, refractory cardiac pain, diabetic neuropathy, pain due to peripheral vascular disease .
..
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le
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