Spinal stimulation gives back pain relief: review

Nerve stimulation beats medical therapy for reducing pain, analysis shows
Reuters Health
Back pain

In patients with intractable spine and limb pain, spinal stimulation, particularly with newer technologies, is associated with better pain relief than medical therapy, a review shows.

Spinal cord stimulation is a treatment that involves placing electrodes on the nerves to send an electrical impulse to the spinal cord to block pain signals.