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... HI. I have had rsd for about 30 years and i just had the "trial" stimulator a few months ago. It wasn't nearly as bad as I thought, but the trial was short because I moved to much and my leads moved. But it was better than the pain. ... (7 replies)
... HI, new to this. Have had RSD for about 30 years in my right leg. ... (5 replies)
... I agree with Mark, your dr my be overly optimistic. I have the Boston Scientific Precision Plus Stimulator that your dr is speaking of. I had this implanted on May 2, 2011 after 30 hours the battery quit working and would not hold a charge. ... (7 replies)

... Also not wishing to trample on your hopes, but I would tend to agree with Mark. I have had an ANS stimulator in some shape or form since 2006 and while I wouldn't give it up for the world, it is limited in what it can do. ... (7 replies)
... will experience the SCS's sensations going down your legs in order to reach your feet. The sensation isn't unpleasant, but it seems unnecessary given that your RSD is limited to your right knee. What did you do to get so lucky? ... (7 replies)
... :confused:My RSD is in my right knee, both feet, both hands(thumbs mostly) up to my shoulders. My doctor says she can be effective in all areas. If approved, I'll be getting a Boston Scientific Precision Plus stimulator. (7 replies)
... I have RSD in my feet and have a scs. It helped but not as much as I'd hoped. ... (7 replies)
... Well, I told you my story, and you can do a search for when I was asking questions about it. I did learn that you don't have to have it turned up really high to still have it work. It worked best at a low level. ... (7 replies)
... Since I'm new to this board, please bear with me. I'm still learning how to navigate my way around. Anyway, I'm in the process of getting insurance approval for a trial SCS. I'm a little nervous about it, but my doctor feels this is one of the last options. ... (7 replies)
... Hi texmexlex, I just did the trial period for the spinal cord stimulator,2 weeks ago, My insurance company just approved the permanent one this past wednesday. ... (1 replies)
... I'm curious if anybody has or has thought of getting the spinal chord stimulator to help treat their RSD..... ... (1 replies)
... hi there well ive had rsd for nearly 8 years and last november i had the spinal cord stimulator fitted it helped my pain 50% but in april it stopped working so im back to being in pain im now waiting for the spinal cord stimulator that is rechargeable which hopefully lasts 9 years they recon if u want to no anything else ask away i dont mind (44 replies)
... And how is it working for you? ... (44 replies)
... Hi Kris, I have had RSD in both feet for about 4 years now. I tried nerve blocks like you and like you, they had no effect on the pain. I had a spinal cord stimulator implanted in March of 2009. The trial went ok and I thought it would help with some of the pain but it didn't. ... (44 replies)
... me from doin any physical activities, bending down or even give me side effects such as more RSD or maybe even different side effects. ... (44 replies)
... ankle still is purplish, red, and definitely is sensitive. At night, it gets warm, extremely warm under the covers, and I cannot stand on it for long periods of time. It feels as if someone is trying to pull it apart at times, and other times, it feels as if someone is pressing a rock on it! ... (2 replies)
... I've heard mixed reviews.. my dr. is also recommending it for me. I asked about the psych eval and was told that some people don't do well with implants and don't have the confidence to monitor themselves with it. ... (15 replies)
... I have had 5 nerve blocks with no help and my doctor is recommending a Spinal Cord Stimulator. He said I can do a trial run first to see if it helps before it is perm implanted. ... (15 replies)
... I am 26 and have had RSD for about a year and a half. It started in my left lower leg and spread to my other leg my back and is now my entire body. The first pain mgt. ... (44 replies)
... You will have a trial stim put in before you actually have the real thing put in. My advice is make sure you are 100% happy with it before having the permanent one installed. If you even begin to question its usefulness dont have one installed. (44 replies)


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