Thousands of Americans, as well as the entire world, suffer some form of chronic pain whether it occurs in the back or limbs. This type of pain can be debilitating and make the individual feel as if all hope is gone.
This does not have to be with today’s New Advancements in Chronic Pain Management. Spinal cord stimulation, is a reversible therapy that transfers electrical impulses that trigger nerve fibers along the spinal cord. As a result, masks the pain messages that travel to the brain and releases a soothing, tingling sensation. Many ideas have been that this type of treatment can replace to pain with helpful, soothing sensations with an increase number of contacts and power sources. One of the best brands known to man in terms of SCS is The Precision Spectra™ SCS System.
A big plus with the The Precision Spectra™ SCS System is that the patient gets to test out the external version of the device to see if it is an appropriate one to meet the patient’s needs. Insulated leads are inserted in the needle or an incision is made in an area near the spinal cord. The pain specialist will find the “sweet spot” that the patient may give the doctor feedback on. The patient receives a special remote control to increase or decrease the electrical impulses. The external version can be worn for up to a week.