Hi everyone! I'm here trying to find answers for my mom. She has several injuries, 3 herniated cervical discs, 4 herniated lumbar discs, she had two shoulder surgeries where they fixed a torn rotator cuff, disconnected and reconnected the ligaments, moved the bicep muscle...and now her hip and leg are giving her trouble which I'm sure is from the problem with her back.
After fighting for over a year with worker's comp, she was finally approved for a Spinal Cord Stimulator. Last Tuesday she had the trial module inserted into her lower back with two leads. It's for relief in her leg more than anything. She did have relief which was great but she had a side effect. After she had the stimulator implanted, she began feeling extremely jittery and anxious to the point that she cried. Turning down the device did seem to help somewhat but then she wouldn't receive the pain relief. I know what she's feeling because I have severe anxiety problems but she never has. She's been suffering for almost 9 years now and we were hoping this would be a bit of a saving grace. I would take all of this myself if I could but I should at least be able to fix some things!
Has anyone else had this anxiety or jitteriness like way too much caffeine? If anyone has, did it get better with time or did you have to go on medication? I'm so desperate to fix this!!!!!