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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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]