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Spinal core stimulator information
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I am thinking about an operation. Do you believe it is a good thing?
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have gone through all types of things to stop the pain on my right thigh
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: Nothing seems to help. This is my last resort, I believe
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

I am sorry you have pain into your right thigh

prior back surgery can sometimes help with back pain, and sometimes it doesn't and scar tissue and nerves can still be pressed on in your back which can radiate down into your legs

implanted electrical spinal stimulators can help decrease back pain and pain which radiates into your legs in some patients.

nerve pain medications like neurontin or lyrica can help in some patients as well.

let me know if you have questions.