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... l 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. ... (36 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)
... so it couldn't move. They had to do a laminectomy to put in the paddle which took two different Drs. One my Pain Mgmt. ... (5 replies)

... I think both stimulator's are about the same..Just different hand held device.. My surgeon told me if it works he will use the paddle leads to help more area's of my pain ? ... (75 replies)
... or a spinal cord stimulator. ... (6 replies)
... I'm scheduled to have the permanent spinal cord stimulator put in next Wednesday. They are going to use the paddle leads so it will be more extensive. I've already had a fusion. I'm getting really nervous. I am looking for any type of advice, tips, etc. ... (5 replies)
... Was wondering the same , I've been having horrible spasm's when I bend or lean over. Maybe my paddle moved also ? ... (10 replies)
... Not sure exactly what the name of the lead was though paddle does sound familiar. I saw mine before surgery. It was about 4 to 6 inches long and about as wide as a strip of Christmas gift wrapping tape. ... (14 replies)
... I have the same unit as you . Do you have the paddle leads ? ... (14 replies)
... programmed because it's not reaching the side of foot and toe's. The Medtronic Rep told me my surgeon may have to move the paddle down lower on my nerve so it will reach my toe's...I'm really upset if I have to go through that again. PLEASE make sure you tell your Dr. ... (15 replies)
... Hello deviphish I've been dealing with pain 24/7 between 8-10 for almost 30 years now. Had left laminectomy and partial facetectomy L3-L5 in June 2010. Surgery took some of the pressure off of the nerves, but they were already permanently damaged, so no pain relief. Since I can't really function on the amount of meds needed to relieve the pain the SCS was suggested. I've done... (36 replies)
... Just when everything seems to be going good something always seems to happen. I think the paddle in my back has moved. Has any one else had this happen? ... (10 replies)
... Unfortunatly they do have to cut me back open , I have paddle leads , there huge and conected to my ligaments along my spine so they do have to cut me...He said it wouldn't be so bad , but don't they always tell us that ? ... (6 replies)
... I may have to have the paddle lead put down lower on my nerve , it's not reaching my feet. I havent experienced any new depression or anger , maybe frustration ? ... (2 replies)
... Hi I am having a SCS put in on Feb. 26 2007 I also live in Ohio. I am nervous can you tell me what to expect a little bit PLEASE! I have had 4 back surgeries I am so tired of being in pain and on pain meds. Any help you can give me I really appreciate! Thanks Pooh (11 replies)


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