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Implanted spinal stimulator

Started by Schultzluane63 on 10/26/2017 1:55am

Can anyone give me some advice on the spinal implant stimulator? My pain. Management doctor wants to implant one in me and i dont know if they workor how people feel that has had one...

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Hello, Schultzluane63--thanks for your question about spinal cord stimulation! We know several people in our Community can share their personal experiences with this therapy. While we don't have a personal story, we have lots of content about spinal cord stimulation that we'd like to share with you:

( Spinal Cord Stimulation for Chronic Pain: What You Need to Know )
( Spinal Cord Stimulation FAQs )
( Spinal Cord Stimulation: Potential Benefits and Risks )

We hope this information helps as you weigh whether to pursue this treatment!

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I got hit by another driver who ran a red light in 2014. Immediately I heard and felt a pop in my lower lumbar with accompanying on and off leg weakness and my right leg would just go " dead" fast forward to September 2017. After failed PT, 21 failed different injections in the last year in a half, 2 failed RFA's, multiple Drs all saying that I need to have a spinal fusion ( but the surgeons I was sent to all said I was to young. I know people younger than myself who have been fused! I am 38) in January 2017 I did the trial SCS DR put it on a major nerve and had remove it the next day, tried again in February with 25℅ pain relief. Dr lied on my paperwork and wrote 80%

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