Asokumar Buvanendran, M.D., Professor of Anesthesiology and Section Director of Orthopedic Anesthesia, Rush University Medical Center was recently interviewed regarding the new FDA-approved spinal cord stimulator implant device for treatment of chronic pain conditions, that has speciallydesigned leads making it MRI safe.
The Rush Pain Center and Rush Department of Anesthesiology offer a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for more than 15,000 acute and chronic pain patients in both perioperative and non-operative settings. The Rush Pain Center and the University Pain Center clinics, located throughout the Chicagoland area, take a multidisciplinary approach to pain management which includes traditional methods provided by medical specialists from anesthesiology, internal medicine, psychology and pharmacology, as well as alternative medical techniques. For many people, complete relief from pain is not possible. But with treatment, patients can control their pain and resume an active life.
More information on the Pain Medicine services provided by the Department and the Rush Pain Centers at Rush University Medical Center, Rush Oak Park Hospital, is available on this website (About Us) and on Rushanesthesia.com.