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  • How it works

    Spinal Cord Stimulation, or SCS, offers hope for many of the estimated 75 million people who suffer from chronic pain. SCS sends electrical impulses that trigger nerve fibers selectively along the spinal cord, masking the pain message traveling to the brain. When this happens, the painful sensation is

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  • How do I Know SCS Will Work?

    One of the advantages of SCS therapy is that the patient gets to “test drive” an external version of the device to see if spinal cord stimulation is an effective treatment for their pain. During the “test drive,” insulated leads are inserted through a needle or small incision in an anesthetized

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  • Chronic Pain

    Chronic pain is persistent pain that never seems to go away. It is defined as pain that has not gone away or recurs frequently over a six-month period. While the pain may not be constant, it is the dominant fact of life for many chronic pain sufferers. According to the American Medical Association,

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  • Benefits

    With SCS, you can experience numerous benefits in addition to the relief of your pain. Some of the benefits of SCS therapy include: The ability to try the therapy before having a permanent system placed in your body. You can test drive the SCS system to see if it helps control your pain before committing

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