09 Nov

What is Sacral Nerve Root Stimulation

Permanent electrical stimulation of sacral nerve roots was first used in the 1970s to treat neurogenic urinary problems. Over the last few decades, sacral nerve root stimulation is being used for coccydynia, chronic pelvic pain, interstitial cystitis, lower urinary tract dysfunction, and very low...

03 Oct

What is a spinal cord stimulator?

Spinal cord stimulator is a battery-powered electrical device. It has a pulse generator connected to electrode leads that deliver electrical impulses to the spinal joints. A small remote control helps operate the device and perform spinal cord stimulation. When was spinal cord stimulation therapy introduced? The...

28 Sep

What is Frozen Shoulder Syndrome?

Affecting 2% of the general population in the United States, frozen shoulder syndrome causes stiffness and pain of the shoulder. Also called adhesive capsulitis, this condition makes the shoulder hard to move. Frozen shoulder syndrome occurs most often between ages 40-60 years, and affects...