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Papers: 7 Jan 2023 - 13 Jan 2023

Human Studies

2022 Dec

Pain Physician



Improved Sensation Resulting From Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy: The Possible Role of Stochastic Resonance.


Painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) is a progressive chronic pain condition that significantly affects the quality of life of patients with long-standing diabetes mellitus. In addition to pain reduction, spinal cord stimulation (SCS) was recently associated with sensory improvements. No explanation has yet been offered to explain these findings. Insensate feet limit activities of daily living and may result in debilitating sequelae.