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2020 Sep 30

Curr Pain Headache Rep



Clinical Effectiveness and Mechanism of Action of Spinal Cord Stimulation for Treating Chronic Low Back and Lower Extremity Pain: a Systematic Review.


Vallejo R, Gupta A, Cedeno DL, Vallejo A, Smith WJ, Thomas SM, Benyamin R, Kaye AD, Manchikanti L
Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2020 Sep 30; 24(11):70.
PMID: 32997170.


The purpose of the present systematic review is to provide a current understanding of the mechanism of action and the evidence available to support clinical decision-making. The focus is to summarize randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and nonrandomized or observational studies of spinal cord stimulation in chronic pain to understand clinical effectiveness and the mechanism of action.