Sacral Dorsal Root Ganglion Spinal Stimulation

  • Jeffery Rowe
  • Timothy R. Deer
  • Pankaj Mehta
  • Jason E. Pope
  • Denis G. Patterson
  • Javid Baksh
  • Maged Guirguis


Sacral dorsal root ganglion stimulation (DRGS) is a valuable tool used in the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain, chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) Types I and Type II in the foot and/or ankle. Although both spinal stimulation and DRGS apply energy to disrupt pain signals, DRGS is able to more specifically target areas of focal neuropathic pain. The specialized lead placement developed ensures reproducible results and stability in amount of pain relief provided. Significantly better outcomes are achievable when utilizing sacral DRGS and properly executed lead placement technique in patients who suffer from focal neuropathic pain in the feet and/or ankles without diffuse pain within the lumbar spine and/or lower extremities.


Dorsal root ganglion stimulation Neurostimulation Neuromodulation Spinal cord stimulation DRG stimulation Sacral DRG Sacral dorsal root ganglion stimulation S1 and S2 DRG lead placement S1 and S2 DRG S1 and S2 dorsal root ganglion stimulation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffery Rowe
    • 1
  • Timothy R. Deer
    • 2
  • Pankaj Mehta
    • 3
  • Jason E. Pope
    • 4
  • Denis G. Patterson
    • 5
  • Javid Baksh
    • 6
  • Maged Guirguis
    • 7
  1. 1.Main Line Spine & Main Line Spine Surgery CenterKing of PrussiaUSA
  2. 2.The Spine and Nerve Center of the VirginiasCharlestonUSA
  3. 3.Pain Specialists of AustinKilleenUSA
  4. 4.Evolve Restorative CenterSanta RosaUSA
  5. 5.Nevada Advanced Pain SpecialistsRenoUSA
  6. 6.Premier Pain SolutionsAshevilleUSA
  7. 7.Ochsner Medical CenterJeffersonUSA

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