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A Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) or Dorsal Column Stimulator (DCS) is an implantable medical device used to treat chronic pain of neurologic origin. An electric impulse generated by the device near the dorsal surface of the spinal cord provides a paresthesia ("tingling") sensation that alters the perception of pain by th... more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Chronic Pain
43
70%
Back Pain
19
63%
Reflex Sympathetic Dyst...
14
79%
Fibromyalgia
3
100%
Accidents
3
100%
Overall, 71% (86 Members) find Spinal Cord Stimulator helpful
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Spinal Cord Stimulator Reviews

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Helped me walk again.
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ive had 2. the first one worked for about 2yrs. after that i needed a more powerful one to handle the pain i experienced on a daily basis. i have my stimulator on 247. saying that my pain level on 1 10 10 being worst i live with about a 6.
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worked but had to have it removed due to my body rejecting it.
LOVE IT!!!! Ive had my SCS for 5 yrs. I never turn it off.
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God send so thankful to have been given this. Even though my pain can still get off the charts horrible this is soothing and helpful.
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Implanted late May 2011
is woring to reduce my medication.
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works well
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Good decision to have this implated in my back works for my lower back and my legs
Working / Worked
Has helped more than anything else Ive ever tried! It really is a miracle. I forgot how good I could feel with lessened pain. Beautiful feeling!
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