Benefits of Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) Therapy


Spinal cord stimulation therapy is an opioid-free, medication-free FDA approved treatment for chronic pain. It uses tiny electrical impulses to mask pain signals from reaching the brain.

When deciding to proceed with any medical procedure, it is important to understand the procedures benefits and risks.

Benefits of Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy can include:

  • Improved quality of life
  • Increased activity and mobility
  • Improved sleep and ability to relax
  • Reduced pain medication

The effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation will vary from individual to individual, which is why individuals undergo a trial prior to permanent implantation. For individuals who are interested in spinal cord stimulation therapy, the first step is to speak to their pain management doctor.