Ralph Rashbaum performs first procedure with Medtronic Spinal Cord Stimulator
Friday, 10 Feb 2012 15:34
Ralph Rashbaum, orthopaedic spine surgeon, Texas Back Institute, USA, performs the first implant of the Medtronic Spinal Cord Stimulator for leg and back pain relief. The device detects positioning and regulate the stimulation automatically without having to take extra time to manually set the device.
A new study has found that, overall, 55% of patients with a spinal cord injury use an inappropriate wheelchair, including 66.7% of patients with inappropriate seat height—which could lead to pressure ...