Spinal cord stimulation, also known as SCS, uses electrical impulses to relieve chronic pain of the back, arms and legs. It is believed that electrical pulses prevent pain signals from being received by the brain. SCS candidates include people who suffer from neuropathic pain and for whom conservative treatments have failed. This can help you with pain relief when other therapies have been unsuccessful.
If you suffer from failed back surgical syndrome and would like additional information on this painful condition, please review our failed back surgical syndrome article. If you are interested in or scheduled for a spinal cord stimulator trial or implant and would like additional information on this interventional procedure, please review the video and frequently asked questions below. Additionally, if you have questions or concerns do not hesitate to discuss them with your physician.
Spinal Cord Stimulator FAQ
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