Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial: Day 9

Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial: Day 9 Device set on P2-6* to P2-7* Day 9, Sleep improved slightly again, I do think the difficulty sleeping is largely due to the incision and the binding. By the end of the day my incision area is tender and feels swollen, it feeling like I’m lying on some sort of hard object like there is a rock in my ...

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Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial: Day 6

Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial: Day 6 Day 6, I finally slept. My pain was there, through my right leg and foot and is still making it difficult to sleep, as is the abdominal binder. I think exhaustion is why I was able fall asleep for much of the night. As I woke up the day seemed no different than the last few. Since my SCS ...

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Sacroiliac Joint (SI Joint) Injection

Sacroiliac Joint (SI Joint) Injection On of the last injections I tried was a Sacroiliac Joint Injection or SI Joint Injection the Pain Management Doctor thought it would be useful to either to diagnose a possible Sacroiliac Joint issue or likely just rule it out. At this point I had 6 other injections and viewed this as a diagnostic test. We could learn from it and eliminate ...

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Trigger Point Injection

 Trigger Point Injection Piriformis Trigger Point Injection steroid injection was also a method of treatment I tried after my L5-S1 Spinal Fusion and Caudal Injections failed to produce any improvements. Spasms in my Piriformis are a very common event, and often I don’t know if the spasms are causing my nerve pain or if my nerve pain is causing the spasms. The Doctor injects a long ...

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Caudal Injection

Caudal Injection A Caudal Injection is an injection similar to an Epidural Injection however, targets the lowest portion of the epidural space near the tail bone. Caudal Injections are another common approach to treat nerve pain in the lower back and leg pain; sciatica, herniated discs fail back surgeries and damaged nerve. Depending on your injury and your doctor this my not be a treatment option and ...

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