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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 [...]

Treatment Options for Chronic Pain Shows Our Commitment to Helping Veterans

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The medical and military community vow to examine all treatment options available for soldiers and veterans suffering from chronic pain. In 2014 the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Veterans Administration launched a study to examine treatment options for chronic pain sufferers in lieu of prescription pain medication. While chronic pain cannot be cured, [...]

Spinal Cord Stimulation Helps Veteran with Chronic Back Pain

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"We see many chronic pain patients have a dramatic improvement in pain relief, increased activity and a more enjoyable lifestyle with the use of spinal cord stimulation (SCS)," says Robert. B. Wilson, MD, board certified pain medicine physician and medical director of Piedmont Interventional Pain Care (PIPC). "This minimally invasive approach helps reduce - or [...]

1 in 4 Senior Women in U.S. Has Osteoporosis: CDC

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About 6 percent of men aged 65 or older also have the bone-thinning condition, report finds By EJ Mundell HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The weakening bones of osteoporosis greatly raise a person's odds for dangerous fractures , and a new report finds that one-quarter [...] Click here to view original [...]

Dr. Wilson Featured on HealthyLKN.com

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Dr. Robert B. Wilson, II, MD, is currently featured on HealthyLKN.com for being the first physician in the greater Charlotte-Metro region to perform the mild Procedure for lumbar spinal stenosis. HealthyLKN is a regional website dedicated to providing educational information to the public about healthcare and medical providers in and around Lake Norman. Piedmont Interventional [...]