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Neurostimulation in Clinical Practice

  • Mark R. Jones
  • Alex B. Shulman
  • Alan David KayeEmail author


Neurostimulation is the process of mechanically or electrically stimulating a nervous tract. Stimulation is most commonly used as a therapy for Parkinson’s Disease and, more frequently, as an analgesic strategy for chronic pain states. Several modalities, devices, and techniques exist, each with varying efficacy. This chapter will discuss stimulation for relief of chronic pain.


Neurostimulation Spinal cord stimulation Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulators Deep brain stimulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark R. Jones
    • 1
  • Alex B. Shulman
    • 2
  • Alan David Kaye
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyBeth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterBostonUSA
  2. 2.Medical College of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA
  3. 3.Department of AnesthesiaLSUHSCNew OrleansUSA

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