Safety and efficacy of peripheral nerve stimulation of the occipital nerves for the management of chronic migraine: Results from a randomized, multicenter, double-blinded, controlled study
02.16.2018 | Stephen D Silberstein, David W Dodick, Joel Saper, Billy Huh, Konstantin V Slavin, Ashwini Sharan, Ken Reed, Samer Narouze, Alon Mogilner, Jerome Goldstein, Terrence Trentman, Julien Vaisma, Joseph Ordia, Peter Weber, Timothy Deer, Robert Levy, Roni L Diaz, Stephanie N Washburn and Nagy Mekhail
This study followed 157 participants who suffered from a headache on average 21 days per month. After 12 weeks, the patients receiving PNS therapy reported that their headaches had reduced to an average of 6 or fewer per month. In addition, the participants reported a 43% reduction in pain as noted by the MIDAS questionnaire, and a 42% average...
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08.16.2017 | Kenneth Alo, MD
Painful peripheral neuropathy is a common neurological disorder characterized by numbness, weakness, tingling and pain, often starting in the hands or feet. This paper provides symptoms, causes, and types. It also addresses treatment. In cases where medications are not effective or have intolerable side effects, spinal cord stimulation or...
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