Spinal Cord Stimulators and Related Therapies

The healthpsych.com YouTube Channel offers training videos for professionals on the biopsychosocial model, with a particular empasis on the assessment and treatment of patients with chronic pain, and psychological evaluations to assess patients potential to respond to spinal cord stimulators and other medical treatments.

The nervous system operates electrically. When surgeries or treatments with medications are not an option, spinal cord stimulation and related treatments are evidence-based electrical treatments for pain and other disorders. As these treatments are unfamiliar to many psychologists, this document explains the terms and concepts of this treatment modality.

Presurgical Psychological Evaluations for Spinal Cord Stimulators