Dr McRoberts proudly introduces the scientist who invented Nevro Spinal Cord Stimulator
Dr.McRoberts takes the privilege of introducing the scientist who worked tirelessly for 10 years to create the High Frequency SCS. He gave happiness to his patients by giving them a ray of hope during their pain and agony. The success rate of this device is insurmountable. Dr.W.Porter McRoberts is the first Interventional Physiatrist to use Nevro in South Florida. Nevro SCS is innovative evidence-based neuromodulation platform for the treatment of chronic pain.
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I FELT NORMAL
“My thought was that the Nevro® stimulator was going to work the same [as the traditional spinal cord stimulator I had previously]. But after I switched to the Nevro system, I was speechless because I didn’t feel anything. I thought, ‘it is not working, maybe there is something wrong’ because there was no paresthesia. It really took me off guard. There was no pain and there was no paresthesia. And the fact that I felt normal. It felt like I did before I ever hurt my back. I know this sounds a little dramatic, but [undergoing a trial period with the Senza® System] really has changed my life. It has changed my outlook on my pain. It lets you feel normal.”
– U.S. Study Patient1
I DIDN’T FEEL ANYTHING EXCEPT RELIEF
“I just completed my Nevro® SCS trial and for me … I had wonderful results. I had good strong relief in my back pain. Now in comparing it to the conventional [SCS] system, which I had in my spine for 5 years, it was like night and day. The conventional system used a system of tingling, which began to hurt me in the end. With this new system, there is nothing. I didn’t feel anything except relief. There is no noise, no sensations. I just had relief from my back pain. I knew that it was going to improve my lifestyle.”
– U.K. Study Patient2
IT JUST CHANGED MY LIFE COMPLETELY FOR THE BETTER
“I’ve had back pain for just over 20 years now. I’ve had 4 surgeries and untold epidurals. It’s a lot really. I’ve had 2 spinal cord stimulators fitted. The first one was a conventional spinal cord stimulator, which really didn’t do much for me. I had some relief in the legs, but it gave me a tingling sensation while it was on, which is quite off-putting. The second spinal cord stimulator was from a company called Nevro. I’ve had it for just over 6 months now. And it has done the job really well with no tingling. I can now do things that people take for granted that I was never able to do. Simple things like taking the dog for a walk or picking my kids up from school. It just changed my life completely for the better.”
– U.K. Study Patient2
NOW I CONTROL THE PAIN
“Before the operation, the majority of my life I spent in bed. I was doing everything in bed, only getting up to use the bathroom and even that was agonizing. So I was very unhappy. For years, I visited many hospitals in this country [U.K.] and in other countries looking for help to deal with the pain. After the [Nevro] operation, the pain is gone. Before it was a different story, the pain controlled my life. Now I control the pain.”
– U.K. Study Patient2
At Nevro, we believe true innovation transforms more lives. Nevro explored beyond traditional SCS frequencies in search of better therapeutic outcomes. Combining high frequency at 10 kHz with a unique waveform and a specific treatment algorithm resulted in HF10 therapy: A paresthesia free treatment proven to provide superior pain relief to more patients.
Randomized, controlled trial compared HF10 therapy with traditional SCS: 10 U.S. centers, 241 enrolled, 198 randomized, 171 implanted.
Demonstrated superiority at all primary and secondary endpoints vs traditional SCS
Novel 10-kHz High-frequency Therapy (HF10 Therapy) Is Superior to Traditional Low-frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Back and Leg Pain: The SENZA-RCT Randomized Controlled Trial
Leonardo Kapural, M.D., Ph.D.; Cong Yu, M.D.; Matthew W. Doust, M.D.;Bradford E. Gliner, M.S.; Ricardo Vallejo, M.D., Ph.D.; B. Todd Sitzman, M.D., M.P.H.; Kasra Amirdelfan, M.D.; Donna M. Morgan, M.D.; Lora L. Brown, M.D.;Thomas L. Yearwood, M.D., Ph.D.; Richard Bundschu, M.D.; Allen W. Burton, M.D.; Thomas Yang, M.D.; Ramsin Benyamin, M.D.; Abram H. Burgher, M.D.
5 centers, 24 patients trialed with both traditional SCS and HF10 therapy.
Demonstrated safety and efficacy in humans (acute follow-up)
88% of patients preferred high-frequency SCS
Novel spinal cord stimulation parameters in patients with predominant back pain.
2 centers, 72 patients implanted
Demonstrated long-term safety and efficacy for both back pain and leg pain
Sustained Effectiveness of 10 kHz High-Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation for Patients with Chronic, Low Back Pain: 24-Month Results of a Prospective Multicenter Study
Adnan Al-Kaisy, MD,*1 Jean-Pierre Van Buyten, MD,†1 Iris Smet, MD,† Stefano Palmisani, MD,* David Pang, MD,* and Thomas Smith, MD*
Neuromodulation has been used for decades to treat chronic pain. Yet despite its widespread adoption, limited published, prospective, long-term evidence about the efficacy of traditional spinal cord stimulation (SCS) existed. Nevro understands the critical importance of clinical evidence in today’s environment and has produced world class evidence to advance SCS therapy. No other company has committed so fully to establishing clinical evidence of the safety and efficacy of SCS treatment and no other SCS technology has the wealth of clinical study data to back its technology.
HF10 Therapy proven to provide patients superior relief without paresthesia.
The only spinal cord stimulation therapy approved to deliver pain relief without paresthesia.
8 out of 10 people who try Hf10 therapy have significant relief of back pain and leg pain.