4 Month Follow Up

In a couple of days it will be 17 weeks since my Spinal Cord Stimulator surgery. I would say I’m pretty much back to my pre-Spinal Cord Stimulator self with some small improvements. My exercise has been increasing a little bit each week, I’m using 6 and 10 pound dumbbells now and occasionally the 15 pound dumbbells too. I’m walking further each week and ...

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3 Month Update

It’s been just over 12 weeks since the Spinal Cord Stimulator was implanted in me body. I’m happy to say I’m starting to feel like I did before this last surgery. The incisions no longer hurt and I’m starting to trust myself again, I can move without thinking about it first. I started exercising again, at 12 weeks I picked up 6 pound weights ...

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Nevro Spinal Cord Stimulator: 8 Weeks

8 Weeks!!! I made it!!! All of the restriction I’ve been living with the last 2 months are gone, imagine 2 months without Bending, Lifting or Twisting. No Bending, Lifting or Twisting sounds like it eliminates just about everything. Those were my doctor’s and Nevro’s imposed restrictions on my physical movements but I don’t think my body would have allowed much more movement and ...

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Nevro Spinal Cord Stimulator: 6 Weeks

It’s now 6 weeks since the Spinal Cord Stimulator was implanted in my body and just as in my previous entries things are still slowly improving. The surgical pain is gone, though the device pocket is still kinda sore. There has’t been much improvement in my sitting or driving but I have been walking almost everyday. It feels good to be doing more, to ...

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Nevro Spinal Cord Stimulator: 4 Week Follow-Up with Dr. Gill

I am now at 4 weeks since the surgery, things are improving; surgical sites hurt less but I am still sore. There has been little improvement in my nerve pain and my function hasn’t improved much but I’m getting closer to my pre-surgery self and the limits that came with that. I went to see Dr. Gill at the hospital for my four week ...

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