Hello, I have had a spinal cord stimulator for 4 years. The doctor who put it in me would not even give me Percocet for pain and I was desperate for pain relief. I had the trial and got an infection, but I still went for the SCS because I was desperate. To make a very long story short, it did not work for me. It actually caused more pain than it was to cure. I am sorry I had the SCS put in me and would love to have it removed. I know that SCS works for some people, but I would have to say there is a 50% chance that it will work for you in the long term. I wish you luck with whatever choice you make, but I will say that that you should follow your gut feeling and do whatever that tells you. If I had followed my gut feeling, I would not have had the SCS implanted. Good luck.View Thread
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