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... Today my pain management doctor told me that he is going to refer me to a neurosurgeon for him to do my next scs trial to treat chronic back pain. ... (0 replies)
... this year which will already be removed shortly due to complications. I agree that scs are being pushed way too quickly and without proper waiting times. ... (13 replies)
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Jun 18, 2012
... Hi teteri66, Nice to meet you. Yes that is right, made by Medtronic, and I was referring to is one of the clinical trials. Dr. said all would be free including surgery and the device, but would have to take notes about my experience with the scs. I agree, and now have to meet with the reps. this week. Anyone else got to do that. Im not sure if I should do it or wait and talk... (14 replies)

... Hello people, Has anybody who suffers from chronic back pain had a spinal cord stimulator implant trial, but it didn't help your back pain or it stimulated the wrong area of your body? I'm currently on my 2nd SCS trial & am due for repositioning, removal or completion on 11th May 09, as I've already had 2 trials & on both times the electrodes where placed in the wrong... (1 replies)
Post SCS Weakness!
Jun 18, 2012
... Clinical trials can take forever. Results may not be published for years. ... (14 replies)
Post SCS Weakness!
Jun 18, 2012
... The neurostimulator she is referring to is made by Medtronic and was FDA approved in Nov 2011. It uses SmartPhone technology....I imagine the "free" surgery the poster was referring to is one of the clinical trials. (14 replies)
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Jun 18, 2012
... Thanks, I've been on here but never joined, until the other day. Anyway,my statment was about the new smart stimulator if that was the one you got. My Dr. had said there is a new spinal cord stimulator. She had said that it's the cadillac of them all. Just been approved in the US. They are doing trials and the surgery is free, so is the devise (if you do the trial). They... (14 replies)
... I'm sorry for what you are going through.....I truly am. The big concern that I would have, in your place is the location of the leads for the scs . ... (4 replies)
... Hi Dev, Spinal Cord stimulators are implanted to help cover nerve pain, not lumbar back pain. Some, and I do mean some get some minor pain relief in their low backs, but that spinal cord stimulators function is to cover the pain signals sent through the spinal cord and it's nerves. If you do decide to go through the testing and the implant, don't expect coverage or easing in... (36 replies)
... Hi again. I am really sorry you had to go through all this. From your description of the process, I am wondering if you went to one of those laser spine clinics that seem to mainly exist in Florida? Do you know if the surgeon intended to take that much of the joint or if he was just a bit overly zealous in his removal of the facet? The good news I have for you is that,... (3 replies)
... Hello again, I remember you from when I 1st joined this board back in december, I'm so sorry that your spinal surgery didn't work & that you continue to experience pain. I was just wondering if you could possibly give me some advice on how you have coped since your surgery?? After suffering with chronic back pain for nearly 11 years now my pain management doctor... (17 replies)
... Yes, I am still glad that I have it. Im curious if the TENs unit is working, what is the Drs. reasoning for doing the scs now? ... (42 replies)

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