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Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) is a minimally invasive option for pain relief

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Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) is a minimally invasive option for pain relief resulting from a variety of conditions such as back and lower extremity pain, complex regional pain syndrome and refractory pain from ischemia. It offers hope for many pain sufferers who may not be candidates for certain surgeries or other procedures. In this video, [...]

Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy (SCS)

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Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy (SCS) works by intercepting pain signals before they reach the brain. By implanting a small system in the body similar to a cardiac pacemaker, feelings of pain are replaced by a different sensation. Some patients who utilize SCS describe this feeling as a gentle massaging or tingling sensation. In some cases, [...]