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Afraid of Pain?

@GuinessGirl, Don't be afraid to return to your daily life activities and have a few quick walks everyday. This will help stimulate healing as blood flows increases enabling fast transport of nutri...

Started by: Guinnessgirl 11 Views 4 Replies Last reply: by DianeWurtz

Is anyone having trouble with bowel movements after spinal stimulator implant?

This does't sound like it is related to the stimulator at all. Your gastroenterologist will find the answer. The only reason I have had constipation problems is due to continual use of pain killer...

Started by: cjohnson1020 26 Views 2 Replies Last reply: by liferstudent

SCI Surgery 23 Sept, Any advice how to prepare?

MCApilot
You are so right; I forgot about them even though I wear them every day.

Started by: ljbtxrose 66 Views 7 Replies Last reply: by flygal

Seven Months with BS SCS - A question please...

I third this opinion. Turning the stimulator down to where you can barely or just to where you can't feel it works for me most of the time and is the most comfortable. Just remember, if you are active...

Started by: nita6142 225 Views 18 Replies Last reply: by jinglepaws

Lois Eileen

You are not the only one that has been left with the wires hanging. My trial was done on a Friday afternoon, and the wires pulled loose within a few hours, couldn't reach the doctor nor the SCS rep f...

Started by: loiseileen 120 Views 10 Replies Last reply: by gooneybirds

Can't get straight answer from insurance company

During the trial , the remote was programmed to work with my stimulator. On the day to be removed, the installing doctor just assumed that the surgical doctor would be willing to pull it out. But afte...

Started by: jinglepaws 116 Views 12 Replies Last reply: by Attheinlet

Lois Eileen

Lois,
Obviously, everyone is different. However, some guidelines:
Most doctors advise no bending, lifting or twisting for various periods; my initial surgery it was 3 months, and I was given...

Started by: loiseileen 26 Views 2 Replies Last reply: by flygal

New to forum

Thank You all so very much

Started by: Illinirose 48 Views 5 Replies Last reply: by Illinirose

Rain, rain, rain & even

JB that would be so wonderful to sit and sip iced tea and talk and talk and talk while the sun was shinin' or the rain was gently fallin' Sending U sweet thoughts and prayers for a sweet lady! 'bamaVickie

Started by: VEM 64 Views 5 Replies Last reply: by VEM

Results of Appt w/Pain Physician Thurs...

Gary you are so welcome. You are a blessing, indeed a blessing to me and others as well as an inspiration! You and flygal were here when I was so fortunate to 'find' this pain forum. May God continue ...

Started by: VEM 88 Views 12 Replies Last reply: by VEM
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Absolutely amazing. After getting the trial, the first thing we did was take a walk...

Sara W., Chronic Pain

 
 
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I can do a lot of things, like tend to my orchids, go to the gym, and go dancing...

Dick B., Low Back Pain

 
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