Spinal cord stimulation eases diabetic neuropathy pain: study

Trial in patients with refractory neuropathy provides level 1 evidence, researchers say

High-frequency spinal cord stimulation can provide meaningful relief for patients with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy who fail conventional management, US researchers say.

The spinal cord stimulation device. Photo: Nevro Corp

In the SENZA-PDN randomised controlled trial, nearly four out of five patients had substantial pain relief three months after starting treatment with