Houston clinic testing new device to treat chronic back, leg pain

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by Mia Gradney / KHOU 11 News

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Posted on February 12, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Updated Wednesday, Feb 12 at 12:40 PM

HOUSTON -- Do you dread to get out of bed because of chronic pain in your back and legs? A new device being tested in Houston could lead to the end of pain and pills. KHOU 11's Mia Gradney reports.

Houston Pain Center is enrolling patients for the ACCURATE study for the Axium Neurostimulator System for chronic pain affecting their lower limbs.

Patients should meet the following criteria:

• Male or female between the ages of 22 and 75
• Have had chronic pain affecting lower limbs for at least six months
• Have not seen lasting success with other treatments and
• Have not previously used spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain.

For more information, or to see if you qualify for the study, please visit www.ACCURATEstudy.com or call 888-978-8397 or the Houston Pain Centers at (713) 973-7246.

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