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Gigi91324

819d

Has anyone had a spinal cord stimulator implanted?

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    • Gidgetmom

      812d

      No, and I don't want one. Had a friend whose pain mgmt Dr wanted him to have one badly. He talked her into giving him references of ppl who had them. Not One Person could tell him that it had made a difference for them. He had a physically demanding job and was afraid if someone hit his back wrong it might be bad.. Just like any opiod treatment there's issues with that thing, too.

    • Gigi91324

      812d

      I’m going to do a trial run. This is where they put the wires into the spinal area (it is supposed to be comparable to an injection). They do not implant the device at first. I will have the device around the outside to see if it helps BEFORE the device is implanted. I will do my very best to keep updates coming. Thank you for taking the time to respond to my question. Stay safe and as healthy as possible.

    • Gidgetmom

      812d

      No, and I don't want one. Had a friend whose pain mgmt Dr wanted him to have one badly. He talked her into giving him references of ppl who had them. Not One Person could tell him that it had made a difference for them. He had a physically demanding job and was afraid if someone hit his back wrong it might be bad.. Just like any opiod treatment there's issues with that thing, too.

    • 2U4Me

      819d

      I haven’t, but very interested. Going back to the pain clinic for the first time since pandemic started. Getting set back up for rounds of Traumeel (No Steriods for me being diabetic. If you aren’t familiar with Traumeel, please check it out. It’s a Homeopathic medication with No known side effects like steroids. Also doing the RFA (Radio Frequency Ablation again. If this doesn’t buy me more time, I will be inquiring about the implant. As I don’t want any narcotics (or) medical marijuana.

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