My neuro is absolutely against spinal cord stimulators and ablation, I didn’t ask why he was against ablation. But he said they seldom get the spinal cord stimulators in the right place. If the placement is good it might work. He said the technology has not advanced where they can position the probe into proper position because if a person lays on a table they can’t tell where the weight bearing pressure is to place it effectively and if they stand the person up there is 100 pounds of whatever… read more
I know very many the same.
I have had 3 major back surgeries in the past 2 years. I'm just done with surgeries. My Pain management Dr wants me to try the Spinal cord Stimulater. I'm going for a trial run of it next week to see if it works be they implant it. I do have spondylitis, spondylosis, and a few other problems going on with my back to.
Wondering what you are doing for this sensation. It started out off and on and now has progressed to constant. Sometimes it lets up enough to walk and get somethings accomplished.... But I need to be aware I am always somewhere I can sit down. I feel very wobbly when I start getting the tingling sensation . so frustrating !!!
I am still having alot of pain. I physicans are going to use the Boston Scientific WaveWriter Alpha Spinal Stimulator (SCS) System to help with long-term relief for my chronic pain. I would love to know if any of you have used this stimulator and does it work with the relief of pain. Please let me know what you think.
Thank you for the information you shared. It is very helpful to me.
What are some OTC treatments or remedies I can try for Spondylo Ankylosis or back pain? I am afflicted by this due to extension of Ulcerative Colitis causing associative arthritis, and I also have Fibromyalgia/neuropathy which makes the symptoms feel exponentially worse. I am on Inflectra, Gabapentin (bonus for the spondylo pain to a degre) / Pregabalin, and Tylenol 3. Even with a of that, life style changes and diet changes…. I have used both ice packs and an electric heating pad for bed… read more
Ten unit or is that something different? Thanks