Resources & Tools

Whether you are a considering Boston Scientific Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) or Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA), are in the process of getting it, or are already in the Boston Scientific family, below you will find valuable information — all designed to provide you with important facts and insights. Our hope is that this guidance will help you feel informed and prepared at each step.

Educational Videos

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Helpful Resources

Whether you are a considering a Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS), are in the process of getting it, or already have one, we’ve provided some links to helpful sites that can provide additional information about pain management.

  • Action on Pain -- UK National charity founded in 1998 to provide help and support to people living with or affected by chronic pain.
  • Aspire -- Provides support to people with spinal injuries. Aspire offers practical support to people living with a spinal cord injury in the UK so they can lead fulfilled and independent lives in their homes, with their families, in work place and in leisure time.
  • British Pain Society -- A society which aims to promote education, training, research and development in all fields of pain. They endeavor to increase both professional and public awareness of the prevalence of pain and the facilities that are available for its management.
  • Chronic Pain Policy Coalition -- A forum established in 2006 to unite patients, professionals and parliamentarians in a mission to develop an improved strategy for the prevention, treatment and management of chronic pain and its associated conditions.
  • Chronic Pain Support Group -- A support group for patients and is run solely by others with chronic pain. Main objectives are to bring people together who are suffering from this debilitating condition within a ‘safe’ environment, to be able to share concerns and ideas, build friendships and obtain up-to-date information about handling their pain.
  • The International Neuromodulation society -- A non-profit group of clinicians, scientists and engineers dedicated to the scientific development and awareness of neuromodulation. Founded in 1989 and based in San Francisco, CA, the INS educates and promotes the field through meetings, its bi-monthly, peer-reviewed journal Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, explanatory content, and chapter websites.
  • Pain Concern -- Run by chronic pain sufferers. Gives information and support to pain sufferers, their families and their caregivers.
  • Pain Management -- Helpful information regarding chronic pain management and information about the chronic pain service provided at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Shropshire Nuffield Hospital in the UK.
  • Pain Relief Foundation -- A UK charity which funds research into the causes, treatment and relief of human chronic pain and education for doctors and nurses in pain management.
  • painSUPPORT -- A not-for-profit support group with self-help strategies for pain relief and pain control.
  • RSD Alert -- Information on Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy or Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
  • Spinal Injuries Association -- User-led, national charity, providing support and information for the spinal cord injured community.
  • The Neurological Alliance -- Campaigns for a better quality of life for people living with neurological conditions in England.
  • The Neuropathy Trust -- A registered charity providing information to patients with peripheral neuropathy and neuropathic pain.