When a spinal cord stimulator is implanted beneath your skin, you will feel electrical impulses
in your spinal cord which, in turn, will send modified pain signals to the brain that are less
intense. The procedure is likely to result in experiencing less pain or a sense of relief in the
In some cases, people may bleed, develop infection, or experience pain, nerve damage or even
paralysis post-surgery. Some people experience changes over time as scar tissue grows around the
stimulator and blocks the electrical signals it is designed to send. We will help you understand
not only the procedure but also how to be mentally prepared for the surgery and its potential
outcomes, as well as how to respond if you were to experience adverse symptoms post-surgery.