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A 22-year-old female asked:

How often does the spinal cord stimulator have to be replaced?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 42 years experience
That depends on : Several factors: the device manufacturer, the size and type of battery, how often it is on and to what intensity or strength that it is utilized. It is hard to give a general answer because of all these factors. Typically , one is expecting several years on average.
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