A spinal cord stimulator is a device that’s directly inserted into the spinal cord that sends low levels of electricity to alleviate pain. Spinal cord stimulation is an effective, innovative method that has numerous benefits. The benefits include:
- Great success rates
- Reduced chronic pain
- Minimally invasive outpatient procedure
- Custom settings for super targeted treatment
- Non-chargeable and rechargeable options are available
- Lowers the need for pain medicine
- Can be used in conjunction with other pain management treatments
- Better quality of sleep
Common Conditions Treated by Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal cord stimulators are used to treat a wide range of painful, chronic conditions. These conditions include:
- Angelina (heart pain)
- Cancer-related pain
- Complex regional pain syndrome
- Diabetic neuropathy
- Failed back syndrome
- Neck, Back, and leg pain
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Phantom limb pain
- Post laminectomy syndrome
- Postherpetic neuralgia
- Spinal cord injuries
If you are suffering from pain due to one of these conditions, begin your journey to pain relief by contacting Jenkins NeuroSpine.
Am I a Candidate for Spinal Cord Stimulation?
Patients who are good candidates for spinal cord stimulation have failed to experience pain relief from conservative and non-surgical treatment options. If you’re having trouble finding relief from chronic pain, you may be a candidate for a spinal cord stimulator.
To get started, Dr. Murthy will discuss your pain points to get an accurate understanding of your condition. He’ll then provide a proper diagnosis and discuss the next steps in the process of getting a spinal cord stimulation.
Begin your journey to pain relief. Find out if you’re a candidate for spinal cord stimulation by trying our free tool below.