Welcome, Friend!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

advertisement

Quick Start Forum Video Tutorial

    Forum-Tutorial-Screenshot
Protect anonymity
We strongly suggest that members do not include their email addresses. Once that is published , your email address is available to anyone on the internet , including hackers.

Notice
All discussions and comments that contain an external URL will be automatically moved to the spam queue. No external URL pointing to a medical web site is permitted. Forum rules also indicate that you need prior moderator approval. If you are going to post an external URL, contact one of the moderators to get their approval.
There are no medical professionals on this forum side of the site. Therefore, no one is capable or permitted to provide any type of medical advice.
This includes any analysis, interpretation, or advice based on any diagnostic test

The main site has all the formal medical articles and videos for you to research on.
advertisement

Mid back pain

has anyone ever had a spinal cord stimulator implanted for mid back or thoracic back pain? I notice most implants are for lumbar. 
advertisement

Comments

  • jimandjrjimandjr Dallas TXPosts: 745
    My Algovita unit is in my left hip. The leads go up into my thoracic. It does help my lumbar, thoracic and even cervical pain. GLTU
  • Thank you. I'm in trial right now with Boston Scientific. I'm not really getting much relief  some but not what I expected. Do you know if the permanent implant gives better results than the trial?
  • advertisement
  • jimandjrjimandjr Dallas TXPosts: 745
    I got great results with the trial and so I got the permanent. The permanent was fine tuned, last week, and there is one program that is really helping me now. It may be too early to tell if this will help me long term. I was missing the trial just walking out to the hospital parking lot after it was removed. It was 2-3 weeks till I got the perm install. The pain was through the roof during those weeks. 
Sign In or Register to comment.