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February 7, 2020

Back on Her Feet and Pain-Free

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Doris Jessesski tried a host of treatments to ease her chronic back pain, but nothing worked. Then a Mayo Clinic Pain Medicine specialist recommended a new type of spinal cord stimulator. That did the trick. Today, Doris’ debilitating back pain is gone.

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Tags: Dr. Evan Nelson, Dr. Matthew Pingree, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spine Stimulation

January 20, 2020

Spinal Cord Stimulator Ends 17 Years of Chronic Pain

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A snowmobile accident left Blake Sunde with limited use of his right arm and triggered severe, chronic pain that lasted for years. But two years ago, a new treatment option changed everything and restored the quality of life Blake had been missing for so long.

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Tags: Dr. Alexander Shin, Dr. Allen Bishop, Dr. Matthew Pingree, Dr. Robert Spinner, Spine Stimulation

December 6, 2019

Freed From Unrelenting Pain, Bea Fiala is Offering Her Own Kind of Medicine: Laughter

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Constant leg pain made it difficult for Bea Fiala to do what mattered to her. In particular, it took her away from the place where she felt most at home — the stage. After traveling to Mayo Clinic in search of answers, however, Bea underwent a minimally invasive procedure that has her smiling and making […]

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Tags: Dr. Matthew Pingree, Meralgia paresthetica

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