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Closed-loop spinal cord stimulation produces greater reductions in pain and medication use in patients with chronic, intractable back and leg pain than does open-loop stimulation, a new randomized controlled trial shows.
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Spinal Cord Disorders
The spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that runs down the middle of the back which carry signals back and forth between the body and brain. It is protected by vertebrae, which are the bone disks that make up the spine. An accident that damages the verte...
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