Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Back Pain

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 6, 2019 7:00:00 AM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Back Pain, Tampa Pain Relief Centers, Florida Pain Relief, Back Pain Treatments, Chronic Pain Management

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When more conservative pain management therapies have failed, Neurostimulation therapy (aka Spinal Cord Stimulation, or SCS) is often recommended for relief from chronic back pain. The SCS treatment has helped thousands of people significantly reduce their pain so they may return to their normal lifestyle activities.

The Spinal Cord Stimulator is an implantable device that interrupts pain signals before they reach the brain, replacing the pain with more pleasant sensations. The procedure is commonly recommended for patients who are suffering from Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) resulting from previous spinal surgery.

The SCS treatment option affords many benefits to patients who undergo this procedure:

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Low Back Pain and Available Treatment Options

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 3, 2019 4:30:08 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Back Pain, Sarasota Pain Relief, Florida Pain Relief, Back Pain Treatments, Chronic Pain Management

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MILD: Can This Outpatient Treatment Help Your Lumbar Spinal Stenosis?

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 24, 2019 4:07:54 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, LSS, Back Pain Treatments

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Each year, lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), a common chronic pain condition, impacts over 2 million patients in the U.S.

Commonly diagnosed in patients over the age of 50, symptomatic LSS is often triggered by age-related arthritis causing a narrowing of the lower spinal canal, or lumbar area.

In children and healthy adults, our vertebral disks hold a high water ratio that helps absorb the impact of movement on our bodies. However, as we get older, our vertebrae can lose its ability to retain water. As a result, the space surrounding our vertebral column may begin to constrict and degenerate, allowing the discs between our bones to put direct pressure on our spinal cord and nerve endings.

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