A spinal cord stimulator can bring substantial relief to chronic back pain sufferers. This advanced treatment technology – and many others – are available to residents of the Quad Cities area at ORA Orthopedics’ Pain Center of Excellence. With several easily accessible locations, ORA makes it convenient to consult with an experienced pain management doctor and find relief from your chronic pain.
A spinal cord stimulator is a small device that is surgically positioned under the skin. When activated, this stimulator sends a gentle electric current through a tiny wire to nerve fibers in the spinal cord to interrupt pain signals and reduce discomfort from conditions such as:
Spinal cord stimulation does not resolve the underlying cause of pain, but it may be an effective form of pain relief that can significantly improve a patient’s quality of life.
ORA Orthopedics in the Quad Cities is committed to the health and well-being of our patients. One of our experienced pain management specialists will address your concerns and take the time to evaluate your condition, identify the source of your symptoms, and develop a personalized treatment plan. In addition to spinal cord stimulation, our team utilizes facet joint injections, epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency neurotomy, nerve block procedures, and other minimally invasive solutions to help patients overcome their pain and return to the things they love about living.
Contact ORA Orthopedics to schedule your appointment and learn more about the potential benefits of spinal cord stimulation.