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Harnessing the power of electricity to help heal. Learn how pulsed electromagnetic field therapy can help reduce pain and inflammation in patients with diabetic neuropathy.
The case of the cat who avoided contact with his owner when the owner's high-frequency spinal cord stimulator was turned on.
Percutaneous electrical neurostimulation can accomplish a safe, cost-effective, and rapid reduction in the use of opioids, even when previous weaning methods have been unsuccessful.
Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) has the potential to improve pain and headache outcomes. Learn how to incorporate this techniques, either as an adjunct to traditional treatment or as a stand-alone option, for the management of pain and headache.
Learn more about the role of neurostimulators, specifically spinal cord stimulators, in pain management.
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive, painless brain stimulation technique that is showing promise in the treatment of depression and chronic pain.1 tDCS is delivered through a battery-operated device that transfers electrical current of low intensity (1-2 mA) to the surface of the head, typically with 2 large (20-35 cm2) saline-soaked sponge-el
Spinal cord stimulation should no longer be considered the treatment of “last resort.” Long-term success rates reach 85% if SCS is performed within 2 years of symptom onset.
Interventional pain specialists offer an overview of spinal cord stimulation (dorsal column neuromodulation) fundamentals that referring physicians can use in clinical practice.
Candidates for spinal cord stimulator implantation are typically referred for psychological assessment as part of the screening process to evaluate the likelihood of successful outcomes. The authors review the various assessment tools and discuss which may be most beneficial for chronic pain patients.
For more than 40 years, clinicians have been using and developing implantable technologies for the control of severe pain. Article reviews 3 types of implantable technology.
Article provides an overview and case study of spinal cord (dorsal column) stimulation in a spine-centered/orthopaedic clinical practice setting.
As a cost-effective intervention, neurostimulation can play an important role in chronic pain patients who don't respond well to more conservative treatment approaches.
Implantable devices in the epidural space provides selected patients with control in managing a wide variety of painful disorders.
Article on using cranial electrotherapy stimulation to treat chronic pain patients: should you be using it in your practice?
Spinal cord stimulation has been one of the major advances in the efficacious and cost-effective treatment of chronic pain patients with multiple different pain processes—particularly of cervical and lumbar spinal origin.