T12 Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation to Treat Chronic Low Back Pain: A Case Series

ConclusionsT12 DRG ‐S can be an effective treatment for chronic axial low back pain. Stimulation results in reduced pain and disability, while improving quality of life. These outcomes can be achieved without paresthesias.
Source: Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface - Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tags: Case Series Source Type: research

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Source: International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
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Source: Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface - Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tags: Clinical Research Source Type: research
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