As SCS technology expands, it’s important to understand the attributes of individual waveform therapies and to invite patients into the decision-making.
Neuromodulation: What We Still Need To Know
How does neuromodulation work, exactly — and what kind is best for which patients? Answers to these persistent questions hold the keys to better experiences for patients with chronic pain.
Dry Eye and Ocular Neuropathic Pain: a Therapeutic Challenge
Neuromodulation, using electrical stimulation or chemical agents, is an option for relieving ocular neuropathic pain associated with dry eye.
Uncontrolled Seizures: Their Sobering Implications and the Case for Surgical Interventions (Podcast)
In our newest Neuro Pathways podcast, an expert epileptologist explains why he advocates that patients consider epilepsy surgery or neuromodulation when two anti-epilepsy drugs fail to prevent their seizures.
Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services Policy
Could Closed-Loop Spinal Cord Stimulation Be the Future of Pain Control?
Study finds that this newer form of neuromodulation has good potential for the optimization and personalization of pain control for certain patients with chronic back and leg pain.
Seizure Reductions with Responsive Neurostimulation Grow Over Time, Long-Term Study Shows
Median seizure reduction was substantially greater after nine years of therapy than after three years, reveals a long-term prospective study of the implantable RNS neuromodulation system.
DBS for Epilepsy: An Important Expansion of Neuromodulatory Therapy for Intractable Seizures
The new deep brain stimulation system for epilepsy seems best suited to patients whose seizures are hard to localize or restrict to just a couple brain regions. We share insights as one of the initial U.S. treating sites.
Closed Loop Spinal Cord Stimulation Proving More Effective at Relieving Pain
Closed-loop stimulation is a breakthrough that has great potential for helping patients manage their pain.
First Trial of DBS for Stroke Recovery: Initial Patient’s Functional Progress Continues Through 5 Months
Here’s a status update from this historic trial, including a rundown of elements being investigated in addition to stroke survivors’ functional outcomes.
Implanted Shoulder Stimulator Provides New Option for Post-Stroke Shoulder Pain
A case vignette offers insights into the virtues — and mechanics — of a new minimally invasive neuromodulation option for neuropathic limb pain.