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Medical Moment: Rechargeable stim eliminates pain

Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 5:53 PM EDT
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Figure skating requires balance, strength and flexibility.

Now, new technology is helping this skater practice pain- free.

Internal stimulators have been around for years.

But in the past, they had to be replaced about every four years when the battery died.

Now, as Martie Salt reports, a new technology can keep patients out of the OR for decades.

Another benefit is that it is MRI safe.

Older versions are not.

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