Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) systems are designed to improve your quality of life and decrease your symptoms of chronic pain. The latest versions have allowed many patients to stop or significantly reduce oral medication intake.
It's why SCS is one of the treatment methods we use for our chronic pain patients here in Greater New Orleans. Our patients see results.
Of course, SCS systems require a surgical procedure. Recovering from procedures like this takes time. But how long, exactly, does it take to recover from SCS surgery?
Recovery usually takes about one to two weeks. However, this varies from person to person. In order to aid the recovery period, here are some tips we recommend to our patients once they leave our clinic: