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Brittany.Sharp

477d

Well, I'm officially scheduled for the spinal stimulator surgery. apparently my case is complicated presumably from my previous fusion in the same location. I could use advise, encouragement or a distraction. please I'm terrified.

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    • Brittany.Sharp

      473d

      @Gidgetmom my pain is a 7 on good days, and it kinda came to the point of I can't function, I don't qualify for disability, what can I do. My pain specialist recommended it and the 7 day trial went fantastic. I want to have a child so I have to get off the opioids. I'm not sure I have any other options.

    • Betsy1120

      475d

      Hi, there, let me know how it goes. Because my surgeon suggested me, the same as you. I just had spinal fusion from L1 to S1. And a laminectomy also. On March 16 and 18. The pain is excruciating, and my surgeon its thinking my only choice right now its spinal stimulation. And I'm really nervous about it. I will really appreciate if you can tell me what to expect from this.

      • Brittany.Sharp

        473d

        @Betsy1120 I definitely got you. There is a spinal stimulator 7 day trial, I think you should give that a go. See if it works for you.

        • Betsy1120

          473d

          @Brittany.Sharp thank you, yes , the doctor told me that. To try for 7 days and if its for me. They will do the rest. I want to tried and see.

    • Gidgetmom

      476d

      Just curious, whst made you make the decision to have this thing in your body? I'm not trying to be critical, but I'm just curious how bad your pain got and who recommended it to you?🤗

      • Brittany.Sharp

        473d

        @Gidgetmom my pain is a 7 on good days, and it kinda came to the point of I can't function, I don't qualify for disability, what can I do. My pain specialist recommended it and the 7 day trial went fantastic. I want to have a child so I have to get off the opioids. I'm not sure I have any other options.

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