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Read Flygal's post thoroughly because she is right on target! What have you got to lose? The trial will let you know if it will help. That is the trial's purpose. All you want to be able to say as...

Started by: abreault1 63 Views 3 Replies Last reply: by ggerbrandt

Got my Trial Precision !!

I will be thinking wonderful thoughts from now until after your surgery. Excellent early Christmas present ( or Hanukkah or Kwaanza or Festivus).

Started by: thunder wheels 131 Views 7 Replies Last reply: by flygal

pain at battery site and muscle spasms

I have the same pain with battery and stimulator. Had temp one put in worked great on back pain and legs so had permant one but in at the end of April had no relief in back since and on more pain meds...

Started by: mssmith 60 Views 13 Replies Last reply: by paulasue1

Why can a person not drive or operate heavy machines while having the P.S.C.SS. on?

Lily, I am glad to add my information to everyone else. Again, why not try to get your lower body pain under control with the trial and SCS. I am so sorry that the military doctors have messed with ...

Started by: lilyofthepond 26 Views 12 Replies Last reply: by flygal

I am still here...

Since they redid the whole site, I am into RAP on my phone. Thanks for the input! Susan

Started by: nanajp 19 Views 4 Replies Last reply: by nanajp

Where are your implants?

Keri, I would definitely talk to your surgeon about the IPG placement before the surgery. If he pits it up by your scapula, how are you going to put the recharging disc against it? Most likely you wo...

Started by: kcharles 240 Views 9 Replies Last reply: by flygal

Still having pain since surgery

Thanks so much flygal. I am seeing my doctor on Wednesday, and I'm meeting with my BS rep while I'm at the doctor's office. Hopefully they can figure out a way to reduce my spasms.

Started by: lindajohnson1977 8 Views 3 Replies Last reply: by lindajohnson1977

Nervous about the SCS trial.

I am so happy for you!! (happy dance)  Can't wait to hear about your new life.


Started by: coldavis 124 Views 12 Replies Last reply: by flygal

SCS for back causing uncomfortable nausea

Kim... To this, I would add that as I age, disappointments seem to increase. For me, I count each day as a blessing. Gary

Started by: Attheinlet 27 Views 3 Replies Last reply: by ggerbrandt

I get to speak with a Medtronic Ambassador tonight via phone.

I know I wrote crazy under med, but check your private messages about a BS ambassador. You can see if that person will call you.

Started by: thunder wheels 30 Views 3 Replies Last reply: by Attheinlet
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