“Patients have full and busy lives and they can’t waste a lot of time sitting in examining rooms, sitting in waiting rooms, waiting for appointments, hoping to be seen soon, all the while suffering. We want to be able to take care of these patients immediately and responsively. A facility like this allows us to do that because we can manage all parts of spine care whether it’s bracing, physical therapy, pain management; whatever these patients require.”
A spinal stimulator that is a device that is place directly over the spinal cord thats blocks the electrical impulse that the brain interprets as pain from reaching it’s destination. If the pain impulse does not get there, the body does not interpret pain to be present.
Spinal cord stimulator implantation is not for everyone. As stated in the article What Do Spinal Cord Stimulators Do there are certain conditions it can help with but not everyone will benefit. Do determine if it is right for you there are two steps to the procedure.
Back pain can be difficult to live with and there are times when something is needed to help with the pain. A spinal cord stimulator may the answer when other avenues no longer work, or it may be needed in conjunction with other procedures as well.