Spinal Cord Stimulation

Spinal Cord Stimulation

Going along with the Frankenstein theme, here is some of the interesting medical technology being used to help people with chronic back pain or nerve damage (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) . The stimulator is a procedure that uses an electrical current to treat chronic pain. The device leads are implanted in various places throughout the upper and lower back depending on the pain’s location and rechargeable batteries are put in which are controlled through an external remote by heat induction. I currently have two implanted for upper and lower body nerve damage. For more information you can look here: http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/spinal-cord-stimulation-for-low-back-pain

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