Chronic pain is a common cause of physical and emotional suffering, disability and inability to work.
Option to treat neck, back, arm or leg pain for decades.Spinal cord stimulation has been an option to treat chronic neck, back, arm or leg pain for decades. Previously only an option for patients who had already tried surgery without relief, spinal cord stimulation can now be an option even as initial surgical treatment. It can treat most types of pain from various causes, but it historically is used for neuropathic pain.
Spinal cord stimulation is only performed after patients have tried conservative options like medications, exercise, therapy and even injections in some cases.