PATIENT-INSPIRED INNOVATION Meaningful Innovation

Revolutionizing healthcare for the sake of patients — always

At Medtronic, research and development is not about innovation for innovation's sake but about enhancing the quality of life around the world through patient-centered healthcare solutions.

GREATER CHOICE IN PAIN MANAGEMENT
Through medical technology, collaboration, and awareness

INSPIRED TO PROVIDE BETTER PAIN MANAGEMENT

Because patients deserve pain management options as an alternative or adjunct to systemic opioids, we are:

  • Leveraging our capabilities and product portfolio to address the unmet needs of pain patients
  • Providing support to those working on the prevention and treatment of prescription opioid misuse, addiction, and overdose
  • Educating payers, policymakers, and regulators to enable greater patient access to medical devices shown to alleviate pain
READ OUR PERSPECTIVE ON PATIENT-FOCUSED CARE TO RELIEVE PAIN

SPINAL CORD STIMULATOR TO HELP WITH CHRONIC PAIN
Embedded technology provides actionable data

LATEST IN CHRONIC PAIN TREATMENT

The newest Medtronic spinal cord stimulator helps physicians design an innovative treatment plan for chronic pain patients.

  • Embedded technology collects quantitative data on a patient’s physical position.
  • The data can then be correlated with the patient’s subjective report of pain levels.
  • The device can modify the amount of stimulation patients receive, depending on the pain they’re experiencing in different positions.
FIND OUT HOW TECHNOLOGY PRODUCES PATIENT-CENTERED CARE

MEDTRONIC PATENTS
Patient-centered healthcare innovation

Scientist working in lab

Find United States patent information on products manufactured by our business units — Minimally Invasive Therapies, Cardiac and Vascular, Diabetes, and Restorative Therapies.

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