4 Cutting-Edge Technologies Reflect Changing View of Neurostimulation

Back in 1965, Melczak and Wall published their Gate Control Theory, which led to dramatic changes in the medical community‚Äôs understanding of pain and, eventually, to the development of new types of treatment for pain. Per the Gate Control Theory, the brain sometimes regulates incoming pain signals from the body, making them seem less intense. … Read more

New Study to Examine the Efficacy of Burst Neurostimulation

From the Research Dept.New Study to Examine the Efficacy of Burst NeurostimulationBy 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 seizures or … Read more