As SCS technology expands, it’s important to understand the attributes of individual waveform therapies and to invite patients into the decision-making.Read More
Cross-Disciplinary Pain Management in Spine Surgery
Better pain-management strategies for spine surgery begin with an understanding of the patient’s pain history.
Better Understanding Myofascial Pain
Myofascial pain syndrome can mimick the appearance of fibromyalgia. Knowing the differences in certain characteristics can be helpful.
Closed-Loop Technology Significantly Helps Some Back Pain Sufferers
Since 2017, Cleveland Clinic has been among a handful of healthcare systems participating in trials for an implanted neurostimulator that self-adjusts in real time. Studies have shown relief and durability are better than with open-loop systems.
A New Therapeutic Approach for Chronic Lower Back Pain
: Pain management specialists at Cleveland Clinic have begun to use a new electrical neurostimulating device for some patients who have been without relief for chronic lower back pain.
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Noninvasive Treatments for Chronic Neck and Back Pain
Alternative treatments for chronic pain are effective and available, but physicians don’t always turn to them as first-line options.
Case Report: Cooled RF Ablation and Cementoplasty for Painful Spine Metastases
Cooled radiofrequency ablation to the spine, a novel procedure offered in the Department of Pain Management, brings a patient with metastatic small cell lung cancer immediate, complete pain relief.