NANS Neuromodulation Track—Spinal Cord Stimulation Mechanisms: Indications and Best Practices (402)

8–9 am Sunday, April 29

This session will present the science underpinning proposed SCS mechanisms of action, and patient selection considerations—a key to successful clinical outcomes.

Welcome and Introduction

B. Todd Sitzman, MD MPH

Spinal Cord Stimulation in Chronic Pain: Mode of Action

Ricardo Vallejo, MD PhD

SCS Patient Selection Considerations and Disease Specific Indications

B. Todd Sitzman, MD MPH

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss emerging technologies, scientific outcomes data and clinical best practices in spinal cord stimulation.
  • Describe the increasing application of SCS for refractory neck, low back, upper and lower extremity pain.
  • Identify best practices in SCS to provide safe, effective and successful treatment of refractory pain.