Spinal Cord Stimulation for Chronic Back Pain

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by New Day Producers

KING5.com

Posted on March 26, 2012 at 11:00 AM

Updated Monday, Mar 26 at 12:15 PM

Chronic back pain can make the simplest tasks excrutiating and in some cases, medication and surgery don't ease the pain. The doctors at Washington Center for Pain Management specialize in treating all types of chronic pain. Dr. Hyun Hong, the Center's Medical Director, and patient Joseph Katancik joined Margaret to talk about Spinal Cord Stimulation, which provided almost instant relief for Joseph when several back surgeries did not.

Dr. Hong also talked about two clinical trials taking place at Washington Center for Pain Management. One involves a new generation of medications for chronic pain. The other involves using adult stem cells to help treat pain. For more information or to see whether you may qualify for either clinical trial, email the Center: clinicalresearch@washingtonpain.com

Washington Center for Pain Management has four locations around Western Washington:

Bellevue: 14670 NE 8th Street, Suite 105, Bellevue, WA 98007

Edmonds: 21616 76th Avenue W, Suite 102, Edmonds, WA 98026

Everett: 3331 Broadway, Everett, WA 98201

Renton: 17800 Talbot Road S, Suite 103, Renton, WA 98055

Phone: (425) 774-1538

You can access their website by clicking here.

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