Lawton doctor using new technology to fight opioid addiction

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“What we do is implant the leads into the spinal cord just like when someone has an epidural or epidural injection. We implant those leads and then we use the technology to send a signal, or what’s called a wave form, to try to scramble that coming in. We’re not blocking a nerve or a motor nerve that would decrease strength, but we’re sort of scrambling the pain signals that come in,” Dr. Rich said.

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