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Spinal Cord Stimulator

Lylac2002LLylac2002 Posts: 1
edited 03/03/2015 - 7:48 PM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
I had an SCS placed three weeks ago..so far healing was successful, as far as programming goes, I had one program adjustment made and know I need another as I am feeling rib/flank sensation. I know the leads were sutured in place, but after a week I took a fall. Since then I have had increased back and leg pain. I wonder of this could affect the SCS..I am due to meet w MD and programmer this March...has any one had an SCS inserted. I did have good relief with trial...also had several steroid injections, facet and nerve blocks, medications, including pain meds.. Hoping this will alleviate a percentage of pain and allow me to stop some of the meds. Any advise helpful. Thansk


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