dorsal column stimulation

dor·sal col·umn stim·u·la·tion

electrical stimulation, either percutaneously or by direct application of electrodes to the dorsal columns of the spinal cord.
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Dorsal column stimulation for pain relief from intractable angina pectoris.
Synaptic responses of substantia gelatinosa neurones to dorsal column stimulation in rat spinal cord in vitro.
Many individuals also seek alternative therapies, such as acupuncture, transcutaneus electric nerve stimulation (TENS), massage, and dorsal column stimulation (Maloni, 2000).