Benefits Spinal Cord Stimulators for Low Back Pain
According to scientific literature, spinal cord stimulation (SCS) has shown positive efficacy in managing #lowerbackpain. SCS is a procedure in which a small device, similar to a pacemaker, is implanted near the spinal cord to deliver electrical impulses. These impulses help to interfere with pain signals and provide relief.
Numerous studies have investigated the effectiveness of SCS for lower back pain, and many have reported #positiveoutcomes. SCS has been found to be particularly beneficial for individuals who have not responded well to other conservative treatments, such as medications, physical therapy, or surgery. It can be an option for people with chronic, persistent lower back pain that significantly affects their quality of life.
Research has indicated that SCS can provide significant pain relief, improve physical function, and enhance overall well-being in individuals with lower back pain. Studies have also shown that SCS may reduce the need for pain medications, including opioids, which can be beneficial considering the ongoing opioid crisis.
Additionally, SCS has been found to have long-term benefits, with sustained pain relief reported even several years after implantation. This can contribute to improved functionality and increased participation in daily activities.
It is important to note that while SCS has shown positive efficacy, it may not be suitable for everyone. The decision to undergo SCS should involve a thorough evaluation with the staff at APICO Pain Management, considering factors such as the individual’s specific condition, overall health, and previous treatment outcomes.
To find out if you are a candidate for a #spinalcordstimulator, call 855-932-7426 and schedule an appointment to meet with Rany Abdallah MD. PhD, MBA.
At APICO Pain Management, we treat our patients like family.