- By Joel Streed
Spine Stimulation: “Think of it as a pacemaker for the spine.”
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that tens of millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain. It can destroy your quality of life and make even the simplest of tasks unbearable. Experts at Mayo Clinic are helping to change that. They're using an implantable device that stimulates the spine, reducing pain for some people. Reporter Vivien Williams takes us into the operating room to learn more about this method of pain relief. [TRT 2:27]
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