Chirs, my name is Cliff I am 50 yrs young LOL I have had 4 failed back surgeries. I am now fuse L3-S1 since 1997 and still in severe chronic pain. from my nerves and scar tissue & disks. Pain meds dont help me, Just over A yr ago I tried the trial spine stimultor from St jude. my tech was ajerk and screwed it up, I was his last patient before he went on vacation. his back up would not give me the time of day. St jude did look into it after I filed a complaint and was told he was delt with, I waited a long time for the SCS do to its W/C. He did not program it right, now I have severe spasms. W/C ins will not authorize another do to pending lawsuit. I am on some meds now that help about 10%. I use to be an aircraft inspector, but can no longer work. I now have the beginings of drop foot. I wish you all the best in which road you travel. Please keep in touch if you like I can give you my email. good bless CliffView Thread
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