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Learn more about treatment options for chronic pain

Oral opioids are not the only option for treating your chronic pain. In this free, live webinar, you’ll hear from leading physicians on how our proven chronic pain treatments can improve your quality of life. This webinar will help you learn about therapy options, how you can trial therapies to see if they are right for you, and help you understand the risks and benefits behind the therapies.

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Providing options to manage your chronic pain

Medtronic offers options for patients living with chronic pain, including Targeted Drug Delivery (TDD) and Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS).

Targeted Drug delivery

Targeted drug delivery is a safe, proven, and effective way to manage chronic pain, with fewer side effects and lower doses than oral medication.1,2

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Spinal cord Stimulation

Spinal cord stimulation has been proven to offer long-term relief (effectiveness) for chronic pain.3,4

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Hamza M, Doleys D, Wells M, et al. Prospective study of 3-year follow-up of low dose intrathecal opioids in the management of chronic nonmalignant pain. Pain Med. 2012;13:1304-1313.


Smith TJ, Staats PS, Deer T, et al. Randomized clinical trial of an implantable drug delivery system compared with comprehensive medical management for refractory cancer pain: impact on pain, drug-related toxicity, and survival. J Clin Oncol. 2002;20:4040-4049.


Kumar K, Taylor RS, Jacques L, et al. The effects of spinal cord stimulation in neuropathic pain are sustained: a 24-month follow-up of the prospective randomized controlled multicenter trial of the effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation. Neurosurgery. 2008;63(4):762-770. Discussion:770.


Kemler MA, de Vet HC, Barendse GA, van den Wildenberg FA, van Kleef M. Effect of spinal cord stimulation for chronic complex regional pain syndrome type 1: five-year final follow-up of patients in a randomized controlled trial. J Neurosurg. 2008;108(2):292-298.




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