SPR's Peripheral Nerve Stimulator Relieves Post-Amputation Pain
SPR Therapeutics' Sprint percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulator proved safe and effective at reducing pain in post-amputation patients in a new 28-patient randomized study.
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