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Life and Activities after pain pump implant . What can you do after recovering from having a pain p

blindsciencebblindscience Posts: 4
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:50 AM in Recovering from Surgery
Could I get some feedback from members about what activities they have been able to do or rejoin after they have had a pain pump implanted. I was into cycling, mountain biking, trail riding in our Polaris Rzr, snowmobiling, and skiing. I would like to here what people have been able to do or what problems have been encountered with certain activities. I am sure that there are plenty of horror stories. I would like this post to focus on the positive, but also share activities that have definitely caused problems.


  • Hi :wave: & welcome to the S boards :)

    There is a very long however filled with TONS of info at the link here that I will post for you. Also Pat the person who started the thread welcomes people to send her a PM and she will help you any way she can :D


    L1 - S2 "gone" useless in 1 way or another. DDD. RA. Bone Spurs. Tons of nerve damage/issues. Stenosis. Both knees replaced. 50 yrs old. I had a great fall (hence my user name) at age 41 and it has been a domino effect every since.
  • Thank you MsHD for sending this person to my thread.

    I just happined to catch this new thread while looking at new posts that were listed. Just by accident really. I never even look at a lot of the forums here because they do not relate to my condetion.

    blindscience.....I will be sending you a PM(private message) on here that should be a big help to you.
    Check your in box some time romorrow. I am on my way to bed and had just logged in to check MY inbox.

    Welcome to Spine Health
    Patsy W
  • Just got home from hospital!.Had pain pump installed yesterday! Sent me home 8 hrs early cause it went so great! So far I'm great! Definitely something I wish I'd known about years ago!! Pain sucks!!
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