Stimulation of the Nervous System to Treat Neuropathic Pain of the Foot

  • Timothy R. Deer
  • Giancarlo Barolat


Neuropathic foot pain is a common disease state that affects more than 200 million people globally. The pain may vary from a mild tingling to an excruciating, constant burning pain with exacerbation often seen in the evening hours. Neuropathic pain is often difficult to treat with conservative measures and more advanced techniques are required. This problem comes to light in those suffering from primary peripheral nerve problems, neuropathies, nerve entrapment, spinal nerve root injury or scar entrapment, and complex regional pain syndrome.


Neuropathic Pain Nerve Root Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Spinal Cord Stimulation Percutaneous Approach 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Pain ReliefCharlestonUSA

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