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Hey out there, I am considering the SCS. I am curious if anybody with fibromyalgia is using the SCS for pain. I do have arthritis in my back and a bulged disc but i do have an unexplained pain i...

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Shoulder/arm chronic pain

Hi, I am Glynda and have been under pain management for over a year after having a Complete Reversible Shoulder replacement in 2016. Pain meds don't seem to help and I was referred to a Doctor that do...

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Stimulator VS Pain Pump

I'm not sure what to do. I have been in chronic pain for 15 years. I had a horseback riding accident and was thrown backwards down hill landing on my head. I landed with all my body weight coming down...

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spinal cord stimulator....i need information please

I suggest you read the stories in the "Heroes" section.
As for me, I developed a spinal cord injury in 1999; was on mega narcotics, nerve pain meds, muscle pain meds, and meds to cont...

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What does your rep say? Can the rep confirm if there is a recall? And hopefully determine how to get your device to start working again. I wish you the best. Although I do not have a St....

Started by: AlamoCherubs1 5 Views 2 Replies Last reply: by flygal

My story

So glad you are here. Please ask us any questions you want. I know of people both much younger and much older that have the SCS and were helped to get at least a part of their life back. ...

Started by: loonytoon 13 Views 2 Replies Last reply: by flygal

My Pain

You are still very early in your post op/recovery phase. For sleeping, have you tried a feeling program but turning the volume way down so you can't feel it? Also, are you a lot more act...

Started by: BPG 10 Views 2 Replies Last reply: by flygal

Programs in Remote Control

I did not have that experience. My average appointment for tweaking of programs was an hour. I would call your rep again to request another appointment. If this is not satisfactory, call Boston Scient...

Started by: BPG 18 Views 2 Replies Last reply: by flygal

Boston Scientific Nerve Stimulator.

Cora; welcome. I wish you half as much pain management as I have gotten.
Regarding different programs: I normally use my no-feel program 24/7; however, if part of my body decides to be naughty (u...

Started by: Cora 16 Views 2 Replies Last reply: by flygal

Spinal stimulator trial

Everyone is different regarding recovery time. For me, there was no recovery from the trial, just playing with it to determine if it would help me. (If you have any concerns during trial, if you are n...

Started by: Jv21073 11 Views 2 Replies Last reply: by flygal
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