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  what they don't tell you!!!

Sorry to hear about your bad experience. I had my permanent SCS installed on December 19th. My paddles also became loose and moved and failed to provide proper coverage. I had the revision complete...

Started by: Las 17 Views 4 Replies Last reply: by lorenjay

  New Here for a Boston Scientific SCS

Hello All ... after 4 back surgeries in the spring of 2017 and numerous injections between June and December it was determined the SCS is the next step for me. I have constant pain from my lower back ...

Started by: MzMillie 3 Views 1 Replies Last reply: by MzMillie

chronic back pain

Hello everyone or anyone that has lived with chronic back pain for 4+ years diagnosed with AS and fibromyalgia and arthritis think that is about as much pain as I can handle. Finally saw a pain manag...

Started by: steph1958 4 Views 1 Replies Last reply: by steph1958

Hope it works for you

I just want to say to everyone that this works for, YAY! I am very happy for you. As I'm sure you've got it figured out, it didn't work so well for me. I am definitely not knocking it, I personally kn...

Started by: Miradablu 6 Views 1 Replies Last reply: by Miradablu

I wish I had known about SCS sooner

I've been a chronic pain sufferer since the late 90's. Having had a total of 46 surgeries on my back, neck, hips, feet and hands I thought I was doomed to live with pain. I don't do pain meds or opi...

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New Here

I just had my permanent SCS installed on Dec 19th. Was it pain free? No. There was also a complication that forced me to have a revision done on Dec 29th but I am now healed and getting nearly 100% ...

Started by: 79purplepassion 12 Views 3 Replies Last reply: by lorenjay

Thinking about scs removal

Hello, I had my scs implanted 3 weeks ago. Before the surgery I asked a lot of questions about patient support and representative availability in the case of an emergency. All of my questions were an...

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Searching for Relief

Sorry, I can't help you with the numbness/tingling being covered. However, I do get leg cramps due to something else, and it helps cover it up. Can't wait to hear of your trial results. Remember, any ...

Started by: 856Stanley 29 Views 10 Replies Last reply: by flygal

Good Pain Management Doctor in Dallas area

I live in Frisco but will travel for a good doctor who has a lot of experience with the Boston Stimulator. My stepmom got one in Florida and she is like a NEW WOMAN. My chronic pain is in the Thoracic...

Started by: DeeDee54 3 Views 1 Replies Last reply: by DeeDee54

How often do I keep my stimulator on

I keep mine on 24/7 and have for the almost 11 years I have had it. I normally keep it on a low volume but turn it up when my pain increases, then turn it down when pain back under control again. Have...

Started by: Momo 4 Views 2 Replies Last reply: by flygal
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