Discovering Neurostimulation

If you’ve been living with chronic pain, neurostimulation (also called spinal cord stimulation, or SCS) may be an option for you. Over the past 40 years, neurostimulation has helped thousands of people manage their pain and return to normal activities.

Another step in managing your chronic pain is deciding which treatments may be right for you. In this section, you will learn about how spinal cord stimulation works and how it may help you.

What Is Neurostimulation?
Learn what neurostimulation is.

How Does Neurostimulation Work?
Understand how neurostimulation works.

What Are the Components of a Neurostimulation System?
Review the three major components of a neurostimulation system.

Who Is and Is Not a Candidate for Neurostimulation?
Find out what doctors look for to determine who is a candidate for neurostimulation.

How Do You Determine if Neurostimulation Is Right for You?
Learn the next steps that you can take to determine if neurostimulation is right for you.

Frequently Asked Questions About Neurostimulation
Get answers to questions that neurostimulation candidates commonly have.