I have an annular tear in my lower spin and buldging disk at L5 & L6, yes I have an L6. I am not allowed to bend over, I was drying off after a shower put my leg up on the edge of the tub bent over to dry it and I got the worse pain I have ever felt and an the burning was unbelievable. I could barely walk but went to work as I had clients to see. I got an appointment with my pain doc for the next day. We did a few shots and I can now funtion a bit. We did discuss the stimulator. He says that I am a candidate for it. My legs were fine until this last time. Now my left leg is a bit week. I am nervous about trying this stimulator...I would really like some input form others perhaps in the same or simular situation. Thank you for reading this. Penny from Michigan
Thank you for replying. I have had years of of injections, several different medications, physical therapy. Things have rapidly deteriorated in the past six months. I work full time and can't take some of the medications. I trust my pain specialist physician totally. I do know it is expensive and I am thankful for the type of insurance I have. And as you said, I will do research and educate myself so I am informed. Thanks for caring. Penny
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