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... Spinal Cord stimulators are implanted to help cover nerve pain, not lumbar back pain. ... (36 replies)
... Hi Lynne, I'm new to this sight this is the first time I've posted anything so I hope it works. I have spinal cord stimulator by medtronics, in my case I wasn't given a choice I was supposed be more educated on what units were available but the Dr. neglected to do so. ... (21 replies)
... There are two parts to have a spinal cord stimulator implanted. The first is a temporary one to see if you will get any pain relief. A pain management doctor usually implants the temporary one. ... (36 replies)

... hey wanted. anyway I had my reg. checkup with my neuro and let me tell you he was one wild guy, make a long story short he said I was an excellant candiate for a SPINAL CORD STIMULATOR I asked a few questions about it, he said first I would have to be seen by the doc who does this procedure, then have a phsyc. ... (31 replies)
... few months ago about a medical situation I am going through and got no help at all. I am hoping that someone can offer some insight on this topic though. I had a spinal cord stimulator trial about 3 weeks ago. ... (1 replies)
... a. This was the first time I met with him. I am hoping somone can give me some information on Spinal Cord Stimulators. ... (4 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)
... The spinal cord stimulator was implanted in my hip area with the wires going to the thoracic region. This was implanted to help with pain for the lumbar region. I have low back pain. ... (4 replies)
... It would be very helpful to us for those that have had the spinal cord stimulator implanted that you also add the name of the company that manufactured it. ... (0 replies)
... I was told my MRI was clear, nothing was compressed, there was nothing more to be done surgically and that I should try a spinal cord stimulator. And so my search for answers began! ... (6 replies)
... I'm having a spinal cord stimulator trial done in December. Does anyone have a spinal cord stimulator? ... (4 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. I elected to go with the permanent one to treat my RSD. In my opinion it's the worse decision I've ever made. The rep who was on my case promised they'd always be a phone call away if I need some tweaking and programming. After the procedure... (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)
... Jusun , You are right , I think that is why no surgeon recommoded me to do that.I am just afraid of doing surgery, but I forgot the permanent placement is a surgery also.I may ask my PM when I see him. But maybe SCS can't help me. Thanks! (36 replies)
... What is a spinal cord stimulator and how well do they work. My husband had leg pain and just had a mylegram which showed that the nerve has room. ... (2 replies)
... Hi I saw your post about the spinal cord stimulator. I saw a psychologist a few weeks before the trial was done. According to my psych it is a way to determine how you deal with pain. ... (42 replies)
... discectomies but continues with severe right leg pain that is unbearable. The neurosurgeon has recommended a spinal cord stimulator but the insurance company has denied it. Has anyone here ever had a spinal cord stimulator and what was their experience? ... (6 replies)
... I haven't been here in a long long time, but I have a question. I have chronic back pain, and have had a spinal cord stimulator implanted about a year ago, which works a bit, but not great. I also take a lot of meds. ... (1 replies)
... S1. I actually had to call the radiologist to get the report. I worked in the medical community for 39 years and had never met anyone who had had spinal surgery and was pain free, which would be the point for me to decide to have surgery, so I never have. ... (6 replies)
... The SCS is implanted under the skin and is similar to a pacemaker. Then the leads are implanted along the spinal cord, in the areas that are determined to be right for your particular problems. This is done in a day surgery. ... (4 replies)

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