Tag: spinal cord stimulation

Boston Scientific launches FAST—a new therapy for spinal cord stimulation

Boston Scientific has announced the European launch of FAST—a new fast-acting sub-perception therapy that the company says is clinically proven to demonstrate significant and...
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Nevro announces FDA approval of high-frequency SCS therapy for painful diabetic...

Nevro has announced receipt of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Senza system to treat chronic pain associated with painful diabetic...

New ultra-thin Inflatable spinal implants could help treat severe pain

A team of engineers and clinicians at the University of Cambridge (Cambridge, UK) have developed an ultra-thin, inflatable spinal device that can be used...

WaveWriter Alpha Spinal Cord Stimulator System wins Best Overall Medical Device...

The WaveWriter Alpha Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) System (Boston Scientific) has been named Best Overall Medical Device Solution at the fifth annual MedTech Breakthrough...

Medtronic launches spinal cord stimulation therapy mobile app

Medtronic has announced the launch of CareGuidePro, a new mobile application and web portal that serves as a virtual guide for patients throughout their...

Nevro receives US FDA approval for Senza Omnia spinal cord stimulation...

  Nevro has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Senza Omnia spinal cord stimulation system to treat chronic pain....
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Nevro receives TGA approval for Senza II spinal cord stimulation system...

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has granted approval to Nevro for its next-generation Senza II spinal cord stimulation system delivering the company’s proprietary HF10...

Immediate restoration of voluntary movement with epidural spinal cord stimulation in...

In a small cohort of patients, spinal cord stimulation has been shown to restore volitional movement in select patients with paraplegia, after intensive therapy....
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Non-opioid alternative for chronic pain approved in Europe

A Conformité Européene (CE) Mark has been received by Medtronic for its neurostimulation platform Intellis for spinal cord stimulation (SCS) and peripheral nerve stimulation...
Profile: Todd Wetzel

Todd Wetzel

As his term as NASS president comes to a close, Spinal News International caught up with Todd Wetzel to discuss his career to date,...

Flexible battery could revolutionise implanted devices

Experts at Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, UK, have designed a flexible battery that could provide an alternative to the rigid batteries that usually power...

CE mark approval for Stimwave’s world-first fully percutaneous spinal cord stimulator...

CE mark approval has been granted for the world’s first percutaneous injectable anchor system, SandShark. The Stimwave system is used to fixate the company’s...

NASS’ allograft and spinal cord stimulation coverage recommendations open for public...

The president of the North American Spine Society (NASS), F Todd Wetzel (Philadelphia, USA), has announced the opening of the society’s 30-day public comment...

Man moves paralysed legs using spinal cord stimulation

Mayo Clinic (Rochester, USA) researchers have used electrical stimulation on the spinal cord and intense physical therapy to help a man intentionally move his...

Spinal cord stimulation reduces or stabilises opioid use among chronic pain...

New research has found spinal cord stimulation therapy can reduce or stabilise the use of opioids in patients battling chronic pain. Researchers examined opioid...

Most patients with chronic truck or limb pain experience “substantial” pain...

Twenty-four month data from a postmarket, clinical registry have found that most patients suffering from chronic pain of the trunk and/or limbs reported “substantial”...