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    Spinal cord Stimulator questions

    Who implants the SCS? It seems I remember my NS saying I was not a candidate due to severe spinal cord damage and several surgeries. Would that make sense? Do they work for pain caused by the spinal cord?
    Last edited by peanut51; 10-27-2012 at 01:11 AM.

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    It is done by neurosurgeons, and is not the first route to try to manage spinal pain. As a matter of fact, it is towards the end of the roa.

    You need space to implant the time later, and if you have a lot of scar tissue, that may e
    Imitate you as a candidate. However, if you are serious about it, I would recommend t,hat you get a second opinion.


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