Review Article
Volume 13 Issue 3 - 2021
Efficacy and Importance of Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain
Amit Kumar Tomar1*, Pritam Majumdar1*, Shankar Balakrishnan2 and Aslihan Cevik3
1Department of Pain and Neuromodulation, Institute of Brain and Spine Hospitals, India
2Department of Neurology, MIOT International Hospital, India
3Department of Neurosurgery, Istanbul Aydin University, Istanbul Medical Park Florya, Turkey
*Corresponding Author: Amit Kumar Tomar and Pritam Majumdar, Department of Pain and Neuromodulation, Institute of Brain and Spine Hospitals, India.
Received: January 06, 2021;Published: February 17, 2021


Since its discovery, Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) has been widely used. Spinal cord stimulation has been currently established as an efficient therapy for treatment of resistant pain syndromes. SCS system technologically improved from its conventional way to novel stimulation paradigms which have been considerable and the current Neuromodulation therapies which are evolving are extremely sophisticated and reliable in obtaining good results. SCS therapy is well established now for different clinical conditions of chronic pain, such as failed back syndrome (FBSS), complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), peripheral nerve injuries pain etc.

Keywords: Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS); Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS); Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS); Peripheral Nerve Injuries (PNI)


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Citation: Amit Kumar Tomar and Pritam Majumdar., et al. “Efficacy and Importance of Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain”.EC Neurology 13.3 (2021): 67-73.

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