NANS Neuromodulation Track—Spinal Cord Stimulation Mechanisms: Indications and Best Practices (405)

9:15–10:15 am Sunday, April 29

This session continues the SCS Neuromodulation track, reviewing the value of psychological evaluation, as well as available high-quality evidence from Level I and II studies supporting the use of SCS in chronic pain involving the axial spine and extremities.

Value of Psychological Evaluation Prior to Neuromodulation Therapy

Daniel M. Doleys, PhD

Spinal Cord Stimulation for Back and Leg Pain

Kasra Amirdelfan, MD

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.