SCS Curbs Opioid Use in Chronic Pain Patients, Study Suggest
Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) can help reduce or stabilize opioid use among chronic pain patients, according to the results of a new study.
The number of opioid prescriptions filled and opioid-related overdose deaths in the United States has quadrupled since 1999, and some SCS patients may be high-dose opioid users by the time of implantation, according to researchers....