Why Choose Boston Scientific

Learn about the features that make Boston Scientific Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) Systems the best choice for your personal pain.

When you talk to your pain management physician about which SCS system is right for you, consider these questions and how they will impact your long term pain relief.

a. Paresthesia-free stimulation has been demonstrated to be safe and effective in patients who have been treated successfully with conventional, paresthesia-inducing stimulation for at least six months.
1. North, James MD. WHISPER: A Multicenter, Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating Subperception SCS at ≤ 1.2 kHz. Presentation at North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS), Las Vegas, NV, January 11-14, 2018. N=702.

Multiple Therapies.
One Device.

Learn about the advantages of a system that can deliver multiple forms of therapy at the same time.
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  • Paresthesia
  • Paresthesia-free
  • Both combined

Real-Time Therapy Feedback.

Learn how real-time feedback can later be shared with your doctor, which may lead to even more personalized therapy.

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Broader Coverage of Your Unique Pain Area.

Learn how Boston Scientific's technology helps target your personal pain areas.
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Spinal Cord Stimulation and Your Imaging Options

With SCS, there are numerous imaging options available to meet your needs. We’ve put together some information with the goal of helping you make the right decisions.

Get an overview of some of the more commonly used medical imaging technologies, learn the difference between MR Safe and MR Conditional, and more.

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Evaluate your pain

Answer a few questions to see if SCS may be an option for you (or a loved one)

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How long have you (or a loved one) been suffering from chronic pain?

Get Info or Talk to Someone

Use these resources to find a Pain Management Specialist, get information materials sent to you, talk to us, or chat with someone who is managing their pain with SCS and has been in your shoes.

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Contact a Patient Ambassador

The Patient Ambassador Program lets you connect with people who have chronic pain and use a Boston Scientific SCS System to treat it.

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Order an in-depth info kit on SCS and our SCS Systems. Simply fill out the form and we will mail the kit to you.

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Backed by Science

Many clinical studies have been conducted on Spinal Cord Stimulation therapy. This is a list of the studies we reference on this site, along with links to help you find more information. Boston Scientific is not responsible for content on external websites.

THE WHISPER STUDY

North, James MD. WHISPER: A Multicenter, Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating Subperception SCS at ≤ 1.2 kHz. Presentation at North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS), Las Vegas, NV, January 11-14, 2018. N=70

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THE LUMINA STUDY

Elias Veizi, MD, PhD, et al. "Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) with Anatomically Guided (3D) Neutral Targeting Shows Superior Chronic Axial Low Back Pain Relief Compared to Traditional SCS—LUMINA Study" Pain Medicine 2017 Aug 1;18(8):1534-1548 N=213

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THE 321 STUDY

Thomson, S.J., Kruglov, D. and Duarte, R.V. (2017) A Spinal Cord Stimulation Service Review From a Single Centre Using a Single Manufacturer Over a 7.5 Year Follow-Up Period. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neutral Interface, 20: 589-599. doi:10.1111/ner.12587. N=321

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