Doctor insights on:
Interstim Sacral Nerve Stimulation
I am experiencing lower leg pain with some pain on the back of the upper legs. Pain is in both legs. I had the trial sacral nerve stimulation (Interstim) 2weeks ago. What should I do?
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Is sacral nerve stimulation a same kind of surgery as other surgeries, i don't know what the cost is and my insurance company covers it or not?
Sacral nerve stim: Interstim is sacral nerve stim for bladder issues. This is a surgery. Sacral nerve stim can also be done with spinally placed leads usually for pelvic pain and some other types of pain. Whether the insurance covers or not is best checked with the insurance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severity of problems: Is critical for determining balance of benefits (pain control in pelvic area, bladder control, bowel control) vs. Risks (foreign body - infection; implantation - infection, worsening bladder and bowel function, increased pain, bleeding, impotence). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having trial phase of sacral nerve stimulation for bladder, 50% symptoms improved.Am i perfect for permanent implant? Will improvement last forever?
Will sacral nerve stimulation help a person with cauda equina having difficulty to empty their bladder.I saw many people saying improvement in google?
Yes: There are benefits and complications of stimulator placement that your urologist should answer for you. The conditions under which your spinal cord was injured must be taken into consideration. Seek opinion at a center with experience in this technique. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is sacral nerve stimulation likely to work for patient who has neurogenic bladder due to cauda equine syndrome.?
SNS: That question is difficult to answer without additional information, like urodynamic findings and current bladder management. The great thing about sacral nerve stimulation is that it is tested prior to full implantation and you will be able to answer the question for yourself as to whether or not it worked for you prior to implantation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
By implanintg sacral nerve stimulation, will there be any feeling of uncomfortable while running, sleeping, playing sports or doing any activities?
I have a neurogenic bladder caused by cauda equina.How effective will sacral nerve stimulation for me.My doctor is recommending it.What will be cost?
Pain in the Butt: Typically s1 nerve root starts in the back and travels through the tailbone into the leg where it becomes part of the sciatic nerve. Typical pain patterns from compression of the nerve root can cause pain from the buttock region all the way down the back of the leg into the foot, heel and outward toe regions. ...Read more
Shocks once or twice a month in back hurts when i breath in for a few seconds usually in left side of back could this be endometriosis of sacral nerve?
Possibly: A pinched s1 nerve root can send radiating pain down the leg to the outsife of the foot. Sitting does cause increased disc pressure which can increase the pressure on the nerve. A pinched nerve usually responds to convervative treatment-nsaid's, pnysical therapy and chiropractic treatment. Any loss of bowel or bladder control means heading to the er immediately. Consult your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a sacral nerve stimulator put in on feb.7th. I am now having sever pain in my lower left side of my abdominal are those 2 things related?
Can urinary incontinence be caused by decreased (improper) nerve function of the sacral nerve supply?
Can you use an empi select pain control system while on lithium. :) just curious. Cause pain n nerve stimulation while on nervousness meds lithium :?
Seizure Treatment: Vagus nerve stimulation involves the surgical implantation of a small device, similar to a pacemaker, in the chest with wires under the skin which are wrapped around the vagus nerve in the neck. Vns has been found effective in the treatment of some patients with seizures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Interstim sacral nerve stimulator
- What are benefits and risks of sacral nerve stimulation therapy?
- Interstim nerve stimulator
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Sacral nerve neuromodulation
- Sacral nerve root cysts
- Sacral nerve compression
- Sacral nerve function
- Talk to a neurologist online