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Spinal Cord Stimulators and Implants

San Antonio Spinal Cord Implants for Pain Relief

The spinal cord stimulation is another alternative for patients whose neck or back pain has not been relieved by surgery and other treatments. Unlike many other forms of pain treatment, spinal cord stimulation always involves a short trial that usually lasts for a week and conducted with a temporary stimulator to determine whether or not spinal cord stimulation will provide the patient with adequate pain relief.

Tri City Pain Associates – Interventional Pain Management is one of the pain centers in the city that patients can trust with their chronic pain woes. From a hernia condition to San Antonio joint pain, our doctors will see to it that you get the right treatment for your medical pain.

How Does a Spinal Cord Simulator Work

A spinal cord simulator delivers mild electrical stimulation to the nerves along the spinal column, blocking or modifying nerve activity in order to check the pain sensation reaching the brain.

This procedure was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1989 to alleviate pain from nerve damage in the arms or legs. Also called neurostimulation, spinal cord simulators direct the electrical pulses to block the pain messages reaching the brain. The implanted device is placed near the spine and generates these pulses.

Who Can Perform this Procedure?

The following doctors who can perform spinal cord stimulation are:

  • Orthopedic spine surgeons
  • Pain specialists
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Physiatrists
  • Neurosurgeons

Spinal Cord Implants by Interventional Pain Management

If one or all of our pain treatments don’t work, don’t fret. Interventional Pain Management offers spinal cord stimulation and implants for patients who still suffer back or neck pain despite the surgeries and procedures.

Be Aware of Your Body

If you feel like the pain you’re feeling might be something serious, talk to one of our physicians to have your body checked and determine the right treatment for you. Our site has information regarding different conditions and effective methods of pain relief in San Antonio such as leg pain, piriformis injection, facet and medial pain, and more.

Come drop by our main office in San Antonio or one of our locations in Corpus Christi, New Braunfels, Seguin, Dallas, and Austin. Let us help you live a pain-free life.

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