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Papers: 25 May 2024 - 31 May 2024

2024 May

Pain Physician




Targeted Nerve Root Stimulation Alleviates Intractable Chronic Limb Pain Associated with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome – A Prospective Multi-Center Feasibility Study.


Vallejo R, Fishman MA, Shah B, Kim P, Benyamin R, Vetri F, Tilley DM, Cedeno DL


There are limited therapeutic options to treat complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Spinal cord stimulation and dorsal root ganglion stimulation are proven therapies for treating chronic low limb pain in CRPS patients. There is limited evidence that stimulation of dorsal nerve roots can also provide relief of lower limb pain in these patients.