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Can StimRouter help treat sciatic nerve pain?

Dr. William P. McRoberts, MD
Pain Medicine Specialist

Regarding sciatic nerve pain, the StimRouter is not the best tool in the bag for these issues, but there are many other types of implantable devices for sciatic pain which work extremely well.  Many of those are standard spinal cord stimulator devices, dorsal root ganglion stimulator devices and others.

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