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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dechellis
12 years experience Pain Management
Evaluation needed: Any pain following a procedure should be discussed with the physician who performed the procedure, as they are better qualified to answer your questio ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Bedder
37 years experience Pain Management
SCS: Spinal cord stimulators, may be one type of "nerve stimulators" you are talking about. This is a minimally invasive means to treat nerve related pain ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
VNS: Partial-onset epilepsy, treatment-resistant depression, and currently research is ongoing to determine use in migraines, anxiety disorders, alzheimer' ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
What Kind?: Need more information on the type of stimulator and what it is being used for. The physician or therapist who supplied the stimulator is the best to ... Read More
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Dr. Lisa Roazen
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Please resubmit: Can you please be more specific with your question? It's not clear if you are asking whether you need a followup, or with whom, or have other question ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
If: Placed correctly should help with pinched nerve, sometimes they migrate (leads) go have them checked.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Giannotta
48 years experience Neurosurgery
Epilepsy: This is a device that is inserted around the vagal nerve in the neck used to reduce epileptic seizures when medications can produce satisfactory contr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
24 years experience Pain Management
Location: Both nerves have predictable locations that they supply sensation that typically can be determined by a history and physical.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Erector spinae nerve: The nerve supply of the erector spinae muscles arises from the posterior branches of the spinal nerves.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience Neurology
Decompression: Non surgical lumbar decompression is a form of traction therapy. In the lumbar area this is accomplished by pulling a pelvic harness in opposite dire ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No unless: No, the surgery cannot but if positioned too long or if areas are not adequately protected or both a compression neuropathy can develop. In the arms , ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
49 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Thanks for asking!: Any severe stretch or pressure can cause sciatic irritation.Make sure the person doing the treatment is well trained.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
YES: Damage to the nerves that supply the perineum may result in penile numbness. It is well known that bicycle riding, which is an excellent aerobic exerc ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gofeld
31 years experience Pain Management
Neuromodulation : Vagal nerve stimulation is a neurosurgical neuromodulation technique for treatment of severe depression.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Vagus nerve / spine: Spinal stenosis should not affect the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve is safely outside of the spinal canal. In spinal stenosis, it is the spinal canal ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hamstrings: L4-s3 spinal levels.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Glickman
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Surgery: Generally speaking, spinal cord compression requires surgical decompression. While there are different etiologies leading to compression (i.e. Disc h ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Nope: Spinal cord simulator is surgically implanted. The TENS unit is worn and can be removed and easily adjusted by you or a physical therapist. This pict ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Are: You referring to your groin or your ability to move your feet up ?
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
Depression treatment: A form of treatment where small electrical pulses are applied to your vagus nerve in your neck as it travels to your brain. It is used for certain typ ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and No: Short answer is that any opiate or narcotic, oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine etc, will help just about any pain. But one develops rapid tolerance to ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Pain Management: Spinal cord stimulation also know as neuromodulation is the use of an implanted device that delivers and small electrical impulse to the spinal cord t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gofeld
31 years experience Pain Management
Diagnostic : This procedure is indicated when the source of back/neck pain is unclear. Anesthesia of facet joint nerve supply (two nerves per joint) is performed a ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
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Possible: You should contact the doctor that implanted it or your GP and get it checked out. If you have fevers, chills, redness or swelling over the implantati ... Read More

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