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... I have spinal And rsd Problems all mixed in . Please know that others know your pain, and will try to help. ... (11 replies)
... I have RSD in my feet and have a scs. It helped but not as much as I'd hoped. Part of the problem is that the stimulation went all the way down my leg to reach my foot , and since there wasn't a problem with my leg, it was ann oying. Where is your RSD? ... (7 replies)
... hing 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)

... 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)
... ne did NOT hurt at all. I didnt even konw they were doing the cutting or anything. I dont konw if they told you that you will be awake, but not really all there for this procedure. This is because they need you awake to see if they have the leads in the right part of your spinal cord that covers your RSD in your arms. ... (30 replies)
... I can't speak for the overall success rate, only my own experiences, which have been positive. ... (11 replies)
... Assuming the leads have not moved, what your husband is experiencing is neuroplasticity (i.e. migration of the pain pattern in the spinal cord). If that is an ANS system, have the rep reprogram it with high frequency stimulation. Frequency in the 500Hz - 700Hz range should do it. Your husband still has a lot of options with that system, but increasing frequency is the simplest... (65 replies)
... I was just wondering to all the people out there with RSD that has a spinal cord stim or that has had one in the past, what was the numbers that you kept it on for the stimulation to wrk or to cover the pain? ... (1 replies)
... Hello, I had the "spinal cord stimulator" surgically implanted in 2007. ... (6 replies)
... Skooze... Aloha! That's great to see someone from the islands on here. I've heard some people tell me that they don't really believe in or use SCS (spinal cord stimulation) in the islands... Is that really true? I ask because I have a friend with an SCS system who is going to retire out there... but is really afraid that no pain docs use SCS. (9 replies)
... get RSD at the incision sites but even some of those say they are better off. ... (11 replies)
... through medication. Again I have heard it is not for everyone, but my Doctor did a Trial on me with an externa unit, to see if I could handle the sensations before We made the decission. ... (11 replies)
... I'm 21 and have RSD from my toes to my lower back on my right side. ... (11 replies)
... tingling feeling is still in the right location. If it is not in the right location, then it needs to be reprogrammed so that the stimulation returns to the right location. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks for sheading some lite on this grey area. ... (12 replies)
... I have 2 stimulators implanted for my RSD. My RSD is in my Rt. foot and has spread minorly, but the worst is in my Rt foot and lower leg. ... (12 replies)
... kev, are you simply referring to the absolute NEED FOR also using blocks or something more specific WITH the general itself? ... (14 replies)
... I'm going in again in 2 days for him to put in a double paddle, since he's the only one that believe's the rsd is now in my left hand too... ... (39 replies)
... there are people worse off than you". So it goes. I've made the mistake of being on the computer too long today. I had to tell my daughter for the first time I can't keep my granddaughter overnite. This day just sucks. ... (39 replies)
Your job - and RSD
Oct 26, 2007
... I was diagnosed with RSD in both feet, legs, and lower back in Dec. 2000. My doctor told me that RSD would change my life and that I need to know that there will come a time when I will no longer be able to work. ... (6 replies)

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