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St. Jude Medical Invisible Trial Comparative Study

From the Lab By Ted Swing, Ph.D. One of the rapidly advancing areas in the treatment of chronic pain is the use of implantable neurostimulation devices. The most common of these are spinal cord stimulators. These devices are typically used in patients who have failed to get adequate relief from medications and conservative treatments such [...]

2016-10-24T14:03:38-07:00April 27th, 2015|Tags: , |0 Comments

Research Studies Update

What’s going on in the Research department. By Ted Swing, Ph.D. The development of new treatments for pain depends on studies called clinical trials. Clinical trials are studies that typically take place at many locations around the country — sometimes around the world. The study is supported by a sponsor, but the treatments are overseen [...]

2016-10-24T14:05:17-07:00June 4th, 2014|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

New Study to Examine the Efficacy of Burst Neurostimulation

From the Research Dept. New Study to Examine the Efficacy of Burst Neurostimulation By Ted Swing, Ph.D. One of the frontiers in the treatment of chronic pain is neurostimulation (also called neuromodulation). Neurostimulation involves devices that deliver electrical pulses to alter nerve responses. When used in the brain, this can be used to prevent epileptic [...]

Amniotic Tissue Allografts for Joint Degeneration

From the Research Department Amniotic Tissue Allografts for Joint Degeneration By Ted Swing, Ph.D. Degeneration of the joints is one of the most common causes of chronic pain, affecting tens of millions of Americans. This is often due to osteoarthritis (OA) — gradual deterioration of the cartilage in the joints. OA is most common in [...]

2016-08-17T08:11:18-07:00February 4th, 2014|Tags: , |11 Comments
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