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Can you tell me what is a spinal stimulator?
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Dr. Tung Nguyen
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Treatment for pain
Spinal cord stimulation (scs) involves an implanted electrode (in the neck for arm symptoms, thoracic area for leg and back symptoms) connected to a pulse generator, all under the skin.
While how it works is not completely understood, patients describe a tingling sensation where they felt pain. A trial placement of the electrode is necessary to see if patients will experience adequate pain relief.

In brief: Treatment for pain
Spinal cord stimulation (scs) involves an implanted electrode (in the neck for arm symptoms, thoracic area for leg and back symptoms) connected to a pulse generator, all under the skin.
While how it works is not completely understood, patients describe a tingling sensation where they felt pain. A trial placement of the electrode is necessary to see if patients will experience adequate pain relief.
Dr. Tung Nguyen
Dr. Tung Nguyen
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Dr. Paul Slosar
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Pain blockade
A stimulator can be implanted in the spine to block nerve damage pain.
It requires a complex evaluation and trial before being implanted surgically.

In brief: Pain blockade
A stimulator can be implanted in the spine to block nerve damage pain.
It requires a complex evaluation and trial before being implanted surgically.
Dr. Paul Slosar
Dr. Paul Slosar
Thank
1 comment
Dr. David Rosenfeld
I suggest you look at http://www.controlyourpain.com/
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