Here’s the proof it works

Tens of thousands of patients worldwide rely on Boston Scientific technology for relief from pain. The effectiveness of Boston Scientific pain management solutions has also been proven in a number of important clinical studies and trials.

Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)

Getting You Back to Everyday Activities

In a major clinical study, patients using Boston Scientific's SCS therapies reported a greater improvement in their ability to do everyday activities* than patients reported in other studies using non-Boston Scientific SCS systems.1, 2, 3

Significant Long-Term Relief

In another major clinical study, patients with severe low-back pain (8 or above on a 0-10 scale) reported a nearly 6-point drop in pain score at two years.4

Worldwide Success

Tens of thousands of people across the globe look to Boston Scientific SCS therapy for long-term, drug-free, FDA-approved pain relief.


Successful Trials

More than 90% of Boston Scientific SCS trial participants reported a successful experience and opted to get the permanent implant.5


Patient Satisfaction

9 out of 10 Boston Scientific SCS patients said they were satisfied with their therapy and 95% would recommend it to others.5

Vertiflex Procedure

The minimally invasive Vertiflex Procedure is FDA approved and backed by a long-term clinical study.

Over 20,000 patients have received pain relief from the Vertiflex Procedure since FDA approval.


In the clinical study, most patients on opioids stopped using them after the Vertiflex Procedure.6**

Nine out of ten patients in the clinical study were satisfied with their pain relief and increase in physical activity.7,‡

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)

Studies show that more than 70% of patients treated with RFA experience relief—lasting anywhere from six to 12 months, and in some cases, years.8-10

Real patient stories

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