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... Thanks Carol632, I don't know if this is the correct way to respond to you, but here goes. He has certainly looked into getting a pump, but for many reasons, the strongest of which is the very high risk of infection, he really really does not want to go this route. ... (2 replies)
... I am sorry to hear of your brother's awful pain. Has anyone suggested that he try the intrathecal morphine pump? ... (2 replies)
... I started another thread about this , I was wondering if anyone that had the implant experienced spasms and pain in new areas ? ... (10 replies)

... Thanks for sharing your story. It is very frustrating as the patient. I think it is like anyone with a highly developed skill. The "routine" is just that to the surgeon...and kind of boring as well. ... (19 replies)
... Do you feel like you have explored all your options when it comes to surgery? ... (4 replies)
... i have the ANS model it was done at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. ... (11 replies)
... You will feel better soon but it is no fun waiting for the pain from surgery to deminish. It is a painful recovery. Take it easy. ... (11 replies)
... t injections, etc. I also have a spinal cord stimulator which helps with the leg pain but not the back pain. I have had injections twice now and they are helping with the back pain. My doctor is not suggesting radio frequency ablation. ... (4 replies)
... I have had many low back surgeries. I am now wearing a spinal cord stimulator for my low back. it makes me nervouse. but, it might be something you would want to concider if you can tollerate a tins unit. ... (10 replies)
... I am so very sorry you are going through this. I joined this board today to see if anyone else is going through what i did and what I am...and I found you! ... (17 replies)
... hey Swartzie, thank you so much for your comments. This is actually a mechanism that is implanted, similar to a pacemaker. You have a little remote that you use to control the impulses that supposedly interupt the pain messages from your nerves to your brain. ... (3 replies)
... Good Luck! If the Tens unit works that well for you, you would likely be an excellent candidate for the Spinal Cord stimulator. Others here have tried it too. I went through the 1 week trial but developed a urinary tract infection, so they had to remove everything instead of the permenant placement. ... (10 replies)
... I just wanted to know if anyone out there have a spinal cord stimulator? ... (2 replies)
... I can't see how anyone with this much back pain could not be depressed? ... (10 replies)
... Hi to all. I am so glad to see this discussion as I am waiting for insurance authorization for the temporary unit. I hadn't found anyone who had this unit and am so glad to hear so many positive things. ... (32 replies)
... all and that it works real well for people that have a more localized pain such as in one or two areas as compared to mine that is both legs, feet, lower back, I have found that I asked the right questions but didn't always present them in the right text so wasn't fully informed. ... (7 replies)
... before I submitted mine and have found a few others. It looks like my doctor uses ANS and he is considering the rechargeable system. ... (14 replies)
... I have had three back surgeries , two being fusions. I developed a condition known as RSD which is a term for exteme nerve damage in my legs. i had the permanent one put in on July 26th and except for incisional pain am as happy as a lark. ... (42 replies)
... s and even a spinal cord stimulator to no avail, the pain is still there and still an achy, burning, constant pain. ... (7 replies)
... L3 is intact and no problems. They say I have post nerve symdrome. ... (37 replies)




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