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Spinal Cord Stimulator

May 28, 2017

Louis Noto, MD, Pain Management Specialist

When chronic arm or leg pain limits activity, some people can benefit from a spinal cord stimulator. After a trial period, the small device is implanted in the body. It delivers electrical pulses to the spinal cord. The pulses interfere with pain signals before they reach the brain. The device is programmed for each patient and a remote control can be used to optimize relief. To learn more about pain management options, visit