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In-Office Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial

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In this fifteen minute video, Dr. Wilson performs a spinal cord stimulator trial for a patient with severe back pain. The video documents the minimally invasive aspect of the procedure which is done in the office. The patient is awake and comfortable. https://vimeo.com/160152116 Piedmont Interventional Pain Care utilizes spinal cord stimulation to treat many who suffer [...]

What Is an Intrathecal Pump Implant?

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An intrathecal pump relieves chronic pain by applying small amounts of pain medicine directly to the intrathecal space (the area around the spinal cord), thereby preventing pain signals from being perceived by the brain. After an effective trial period, a catheter and pump are implanted permanently within the body. These two devices work in conjunction [...]

Cervical Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections for Pain Relief

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Cervical transforaminal epidural steroid injections are a non-surgical option to ease pain in the neck, shoulder and upper body, all of which are susceptible to injury and degeneration. A variety of conditions can cause pinched nerves in the neck, which can spreads to the shoulders, arms and back. Cervical transforaminal epidural steroid injections deliver medication [...]