According to recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chronic pain affects 50 million people in the United States. Nearly 20 million of these chronic pain sufferers say that pain interferes with their daily activities.
Chronic pain is ongoing and typically lasts longer than six months. Chronic pain can include headaches, nerve pain, and back pain. Chronic pain is also associated with a number of medical conditions.
There are many treatment options available for chronic pain. Spinal cord stimulation is one such type of treatment. If you would like to know more about this treatment for chronic pain, here are the answers to five frequently asked questions about spinal cord stimulation. (more…)