Neuromodulation including spinal cord stimulators & pump refills treatments that involve stimulation or administration of medications directly to the body’s nervous system for therapeutic purposes. Neuromodulation can be utilized to treat movement disorders, and epilepsy, as well as pain conditions.
Spinal cord stimulation involves electrical stimulation of the spinal cord to disrupt pain signals from the spinal cord to the brain, and to deal a painful sensation with a more pleasant tingling sensation. Spinal cord stimulation therapy and peripheral nerve field stimulation are related types of electrical stimulation that treat chronic pain. Electrical mild pulses are directed to interrupt pain messages to the brain, reducing the feeling of pain. Nerve stimulation also used to treat epilepsy, is now being applied to treat neuropathic neck pain and regions of neuropathic pain.