Spine Simulator for Pain

Sep 17, 2015 | William D. Mauck, M.D. | @williamdma
Medronic Spinal Stimulator Device
Photo courtesy of Medtronic

Chronic Pain. The National Institutes of Heath reports that tens of millions of Americans suffer from it. Chronic Pain can destroy your quality of life and make even the simplest of tasks unbearable. Experts at Mayo Clinic want to change that. They are using an implantable device that stimulates the spine to reduce pain for some people. Dr. David Mauck explain how the simulator works.

Watch a patient story about spinal simulator implantation.

 

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