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Could we target pain with cybernetics?

Sun, 15th Jan 2012

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Question

Anita, Leigh-On-Sea asked:

Could we target pain management with cybernetics?

Answer

There's been a lot of good research on pain lately and there are a number of what we call “neuromodulatory devices” out there to try to stimulate different parts of the nervous system, both in the brain and the spinal cord, to try to alleviate some of these symptoms.

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