Dr. Eric DePopas summarizes some of the largest studies to date on spinal cord stimulation for patients with chronic back pain or chronic pain after back surgery. This video will: 1. Explain why many patients have pain after back surgery 2. Rapidly review the results of the largest studies on spinal cord stimulation 3. Explain the amount of pain relief experienced with spinal cord stimulation Spinal cord stimulation is BEST for patients with chronic back pain defined as back pain lasting longer than 3-6 months that failed to resolve with other treatments like physical therapy, epidural steroid injections, or even back surgery. Think you may be a candidate for spinal cord stimulation or want someone to help you determine if you're a candidate? Want to find the best local pain specialists who perform spinal cord stimulation? Email or talk with a Helped coordinator. Start forming a treatment plan and get connected with one of the best pain specialists in your area. It's free... Contact a Helped coordinator. Take the spinal cord stimulation eligibility quiz. Learn more about spinal cord stimulation.