Does the medtronic spinal cord stimulator work?

Answer On One Hand: Spinal Cord Stimulators Are EffectiveMedtronic spinal cord stimulators are battery-operated, surgically implanted devices located in a patient's lower back. Numerous published clinical... Read More »

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Should I get a spinal cord stimulator for pain?

On One Hand: Benefits of StimulatorSome of the benefits of the spinal stimulator include effective pain relief. Benefits, according to spinal stimulator manufacturing company Medtronics provide up ... Read More »

Is a spinal cord stimulator better than an intrathecal pump?

On One Hand: Either Method Can Provide Effective TreatmentEither spinal cord stimulators or intrathecal pumps can provide effective relief from chronic pain, according to SpineUniverse. Candidates... Read More »

Can a manufacturer's representative program a spinal cord stimulator for a physician?

On One Hand: Physician ProgrammingAccording to Boston Scientific, a physician is responsible for implanting the spinal cord stimulator. Surgeons know the specific reasons behind the surgery. Most c... Read More »

How to Rule Out a Spinal Cord Injury During First Aid?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motor vehicle accidents account for nearly half of all spinal cord injuries in the U.S. each year. If someone is injured after a c... Read More »