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WHY SCS
SPINAL CORD STIMULATION

YOU DESERVE PAIN RELIEF

Medtronic Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) gives patients a non-opioid alternative option when other chronic pain treatment plans have failed, such as:

  • Physical therapy
  • Oral or transdermal medication
  • Injections or radio frequency
  • Surgery

NICOLE'S STORY

"It's brought the pain down to a level where I don't even really think about it anymore."*

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A VERSATILE SOLUTION

  • Improved ability to participate in activities of daily living1,2
  • Effective for extremities, back and/or leg pain relief1,2
  • AdaptiveStim™ technology that automatically adjusts as you move your body
  • The power to manage your own treatment

OUR EXPERIENCE IS OUR STRENGTH

  • Medtronic is a worldwide leader in medical technology.
  • 88.7% of patients report better pain relief with AdaptiveStim™ technology versus conventional stimulation.1,2
  • Both physicians and patients count on Medtronic for the widest education network available — you can find physicians who are familiar with Medtronic Chronic Pain treatments in more than 120 countries worldwide.
  • Medtronic gives you the world’s smallest implantable SCS neurostimulator.

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Every patient experience is unique. Not everyone who receives Medtronic neurostimulation therapy will experience the same results.

RestoreSensor™ Clinical Study compared AdaptiveStim™ technology to Medtronic conventional stimulation; 88.7% is based on analysis of one of two questions that comprised the primary endpoint of improved convenience and/or better chronic pain relief. Percentage based on respondents who completed the pain relief question.


1

Medtronic Advanced pain therapy using neurostimulation for chronic pain. Clinical Summary, 2017. M221494A010 rev C.

2

Schultz D, Webster L, Kosek P, et al. Sensor-driven position-adaptive spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain. Pain Physician. 2012;15(1):1-12.


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