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Dorsal Column Stimulator is a type of implantable device - sometimes referred to as a pain pacemaker - that is used to send electrical signals to select areas of the spinal cord for the treatment of certain pain conditions.
A month of dancing with a fracture will need a month or more of immobilization and using a bone stimulator to heal.
A spinal stimulator currently on the market for controlling pain was implanted into Rob Summers, a patient with spinal-cord injury (SCI).
Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) reported on Friday the limited launch of the Precision Spectra Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) System upon the US Food and Drug Administration's approval.
One of these treatments is a neurostimulation device--the vagus nerve stimulator.
Keywords: Spinal Cord Stimulator, Chronic Pain, Diastasis Symphysis Pubis, Neuromodulation, SF-36.
The stimulator is designed for fixed and rotary wing aircraft and can be added to existing aircraft with no operational flight program or mission computer impact.
If I'm in any pain or discomfort I will turn on the spinal cord stimulator and it really helps.
Treatment included an inductive coupling external bone stimulator with pulsed electromagnetic field, activity and weight-bearing restrictions, protective padding, strengthening, functional retraining, and progressive return to dance.
The modification of the Touhy needle for nerve stimulator guided nerve blocks by Bhagwat et al (1) is appreciated, but there are a number of precautions that need to be highlighted.
Medtronics makes about $15,000 in device sales when its product is used by the anesthesiologist or surgeon who implants a stimulator in a patient.
Four of the seven participants who used the stimulator during the study reported a 50 percent reduction in seizures.
The Gel-Top Sensory Stimulator Tray from Skil-Care features a gel surface that provides both tactile and visual stimulation for residents with diminished capacity.
Similar injuries could be caused by any type of implanted neurologic stimulator," such as spinal cord, peripheral nerve, and neuromuscular stimulators, according to the warning, signed by Daniel G.
Similar devices have been implanted in the arms or shoulders of patients in the USA, Canada and Japan but these operations have only involved one stimulator.