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Two weeks post op SCS, not getting the results I had hoped for
I am two weeks post op after having a SCS in my cervical area and periferial occipital nerve stimulator.So far I'm not getting the relief I had hoped for. I'm just hoping that all the pain I've went through from the surgery is not for nothing. I'm not getting very good coverage and what little I am getting it's very positional. I have to hold my head in uncomfortable positions to feel it at all. Also,since having surgery it's like my equilibrium has been effected. I get very dizzy and at times have to hold on to something to keep from falling. My ears have been checked to make sure I don't have an ear infection, but this all started right after surgery. Could the periferial occipital nerve stimulator be causing this? Though my doctor has done thousands of SCS mine was his first periferial occipital nerve stimulator and he's not sure if this could cause my symptoms. He said that post op swelling may be causing it and if it continues he would do some testing.
Has anyone else experienced this problem?