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... I'm having a spinal cord stimulator trial done in December. Does anyone have a spinal cord stimulator? ... (4 replies)
... Most say no eating or drinking 8hrs before procedure since it is a surgical procedure. ... (2 replies)
... Hello I am scheduled to have a spinal cord stimulator trial on August 20th , This is after having multiple surgeries on my lower back.. I have been in lots of pain and trying to avoid revision surgery , My doctors have requested this trial.. ... (2 replies)

... he is in a really bad way and has been told that nothing can be done for him apart from pain management and maybe a spinal cord stimulator... ... (11 replies)
... but it really sounds like you need to talk to your doctor before you have the surgery. ... (11 replies)
... Hi, I have the advanced bionics stim. I have had it for almost a year. My doctor said that after a few years I may not respond to the stimulation as much because the brain can figure out new pain pathways. ... (2 replies)
... Does anyone with a Spinal Cord Stimulator have any bad side effects? ... (2 replies)
... Exactly where was the lead placed and where to you see it? In the epidural space of your spinal cord, or was it placed peripherally in the Sub-Q tissue? It is common for the generator (battery) to migrate towards the surface of the skin, but lead migrations like the one you are describing are uncommon. (6 replies)
... Has anyone had a spinal cord stimulator implanted? ... (6 replies)
... y overnighted me another remote replaced the remote at no charge but didn't replace the antenna. Here it is June and my remote is working somewhat but is having a hard time to communicate with the implant it works when it wants to. I'm really getting discouraged wondering if this is gonna keep on happening. ... (19 replies)
... Hi, I am new here and just wanted to connect with some other people who have a spinal cord stimulator. I have had one since 1996. I just recently had it replaced with a new rechargable one. I am just wondering what everyone's experiences have been like. ... (19 replies)
... In a nutshell, I've been dealing with my back problems for 4 years now. ... (3 replies)
... on did not relieve my pain, or completely resolve my foot drop. Mentally, I am okay with this. I am happy my OSS saved my ability to walk, and that I've had such a dedicated team of specialists working with me over the years. ... (6 replies)
... My 82 yo mom with mild dementia and a 3 week old compression fracture of L2 visited the neurosurgeon yesterday. He immediately began pushing her to do a trial of a spinal cord stimulator. I found that odd, and can find no evidence that it is an indicated treatment for acute lumbar fractures. ... (3 replies)
... I'd love to know if anyone else has faced a similar decision...or has thoughts, ideas, comments, suggestions for considering one over the other". ... (6 replies)
... level spinal fusion surgery to repair the damage, but after the botched first surgery, the thought of another surgery scares me to death. ... (6 replies)
... thing similar to what I am. 18 yrs ago, when I was 26, I got injured at work. I got on one of the swings, unknown to any of us the swing was broken. It held for a few minutes but as I was going forward, feet up, the bottom of the swing on the left side , went out from under me and I landed on hard ground low back first. ... (2 replies)
... I've had a SCS made by Boston Sceintific for 3 years. I went thru the trial phase which at the time felt better than my current state. ... (6 replies)
... My PM doctor just said we might want to look into a spinal cord stimulator and I'm hoping some of you can give me some good insight. ... (3 replies)
... I have a few questions that I can't seem to find answers for. I am scheduled for the trial for the spinal cord stimulator in a few days for lower back pain and leg pain. My question is can you still have massages in your back with the leads there? ... (11 replies)


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