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Implantable neurostimulator for chronic pain

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Great thank you

To zjandre – I had the trial for the neurostimulator made by St.
Jude bec no epidurals helped and I cannot take meds (big side effect
or no relief). This seemed like my last resort, so had the surgery to
put in the wires and battery pack. I had psyced myself up that I
finally would have the relief of my 8 – 9 back pain. I tried and tried
to make it feel that the stimulation shocks were dulling my pain – for
over a year I dealt with it where even after I shut it off at the high
density, my body began to feel it for up to 10 hours shut off. My pain
was still as bad, so finally relented to my 5th surgery and had it
removed. It is no better than a bit stronger TENS unit which never
worked for me either.

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