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Apr 25, 2016 12:58 AM

Hi guys, does anyone have a neurostimulator or have had a staged trial? I got one done last Thursday and have a few questions if anyone could help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks 😊

Apr 30, 2016 2:03 PM

Frustrsted78, I have an implanted neurostimulator and I've had it for several years. What questions do you have? I'll be happy to answer whatever I can for you. {{Hugs}}💕🙏🏻🌻

Sep 21, 2016 9:47 PM

Hi Alwayzinpain I have had the stim for 6 months now but still have pain at surgical sites is this normal?

Also symptoms before stim have slowly come back has this happened to you?


Sep 21, 2016 11:49 PM

Frustrated.. I have a NeuroStim implant. It never really eliminated the pain but I didn't expect it to. What it did do was take away the constant headache I had lived with for too many years to count. Unfortunately, after the 2nd year it quit helping so am back to where I was before the implant. If I remember right I had pain in the incision area and along where the wires and battery pack were put in for about 7 months. It wasn't as intense as it had been in the beginning but I found if I moved a certain way etc.the pain was there. My DR had said that it took 6-9 months to heal.

I have had mine turned off most of the year but a week ago I was the lucky (sarcasm) recipient of a hit and run auto accident. Nothings helped the pain so I have turned the stim back on to see if it would help. (crossing fingers).

Sep 22, 2016 8:01 AM

So sorry to hear about your accident hope your ok! Thanks for the reply I contacted my unit specialist looking into adjusting settings

Sep 22, 2016 2:46 PM

Frustrated78, there is going to be a lot of adjustments made to the stim in the first 6 months to a year. The surgical sites should be better but if they hurt, I'd bring it to the attention of the doctor. Best of luck with it.

Sep 22, 2016 4:50 PM

Frustrated78.. Am not really ok but I will be. Or at least I will be when I find a new physical therapist and a new Neurologist because the ones I normally see won't see me for a motor vehicle accident.

I personally think the world has gone insane and we are really the same ones. :)

Sep 22, 2016 4:52 PM

Do you have the atom where you can adjust the strength of the pulses as well.as the type of pulse? I have had to have them adjust the coverage of where the pulses go to but I adjust the strength etc from my unit.

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